Historical Events In July - 18
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1976 On this day in history thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut
1978 On July - 18 egyptian & Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks
1979 On July - 18 gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London
1980 On July - 18 billy Joel's Glass Houses album tops charts
1980 On this day in history 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 On July - 18 james Huberty kills 21 McDonalds patrons in San Ysidro Calif
1984 On July - 18 james Oliver Huberty shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds
1984 Walter F Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in SF on this day in history.
1984 On July - 18 james Oliver Huberty, shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds
1985 Shahnawaz Bhutto, son of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto on July - 18.
1986 On July - 18 videotapes released showing Titanic's sunken remains
1986 Stanley Rous, British soccer official, dies at 91 on July - 18.
1987 Molly Yard elected new pres of Natl Org for Women on this day in history.
1987 On July - 18 yanks Don Mattingly ties major league record of HRs in 8 cons games
1987 Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer, dies at 87 on July - 18.
1988 On this day in history nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43
1989 On July - 18 rebecca Schaeffer actress (My Sister Sam) is shot by a fan at 21
1989 On July - 18 donnie Moore, pitcher (Angels), shoots himself at 35
1990 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Kuifje), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1991 Andre Cools, Belgian budget minister, murdered at 63 on July - 18.
1992 Jan Pelleboer, Dutch meteorologist, dies on July - 18.
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 On July - 18 fabio Casartelli, Italian olympian (Oly-gold-92), dies at 24
1996 On July - 18 hans Fellner, bookseller, dies at 71
1997 Eugene Shoemaker, astronomer (Shoemaker-Levy comet), dies at 69 on July - 18.
2007 On July - 18 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.
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 Five members of one family are found muered at Epping, New Sou Wales on July - 18.
2012 6 Israeli tourists are killed and 30 injured after a bomb explodes on a tourist bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria on this day in history.
2013 On July - 18 detroit, Michigan, files for bankruptcy to become the largest US municipal bankruptcy at $18.5 Billion
2014 On July - 18 the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) call 18,000 additional reserves soldiers in campaign against Gaza