Historical Events In July - 18
Monday, 03 August 2020
1976 On July - 18 thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut
1978 Egyptian & Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks on July - 18.
1979 Gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London on this day in history.
1980 Billy Joel's Glass Houses album tops charts on July - 18.
1980 On July - 18 rohini 1, first Indian satellite, launches into orbit
1980 On this day in history naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies
1981 On July - 18 wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87
1984 James Huberty kills 21 McDonalds patrons in San Ysidro Calif on this day in history.
1984 On July - 18 james Oliver Huberty shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds
1984 On this day in history walter F Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in SF
1984 On this day in history james Oliver Huberty, shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds
1985 On July - 18 shahnawaz Bhutto, son of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
1986 Videotapes released showing Titanic's sunken remains on July - 18.
1986 Stanley Rous, British soccer official, dies at 91 on July - 18.
1987 Molly Yard elected new pres of Natl Org for Women on July - 18.
1987 Yanks Don Mattingly ties major league record of HRs in 8 cons games on July - 18.
1987 Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer, dies at 87 on July - 18.
1988 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43 on this day in history.
1989 On July - 18 rebecca Schaeffer actress (My Sister Sam) is shot by a fan at 21
1989 On this day in history donnie Moore, pitcher (Angels), shoots himself at 35
1990 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Kuifje), dies at 78 on July - 18.
1991 Andre Cools, Belgian budget minister, murdered at 63 on July - 18.
1992 Jan Pelleboer, Dutch meteorologist, dies on this day in history.
1993 Jean Negulesco, director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93 on July - 18.
1994 On July - 18 gottfried Reinhardt, [Goldmann], German/US director, dies at 83
1995 Fabio Casartelli, Italian olympian (Oly-gold-92), dies at 24 on July - 18.
1996 On July - 18 hans Fellner, bookseller, dies at 71
1997 On July - 18 eugene Shoemaker, astronomer (Shoemaker-Levy comet), dies at 69
2007 At the height of rush hour in New York City a major steam pipe bursts, releasing millions of gallons of boiling water and super heated steam. Only one fatality occurred; a pedestrian who went into cardiac arrest on this day in history.
2007 On July - 18 nelson Mandela convenes a group of world leaders to contribute their wisdom, independent leadership and integrity to tackle some of the world's toughest problems as he turns 89.
2009 On July - 18 five members of one family are found muered at Epping, New Sou Wales.
2012 6 Israeli tourists are killed and 30 injured after a bomb explodes on a tourist bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria on July - 18.
2013 On July - 18 detroit, Michigan, files for bankruptcy to become the largest US municipal bankruptcy at $18.5 Billion
2014 The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) call 18,000 additional reserves soldiers in campaign against Gaza on this day in history.