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Historical Events In October - 18

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1973  Congress authorizes bi-centennial quarter, half-dollar & dollar coin on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On October - 18 crane Wilbur, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo), dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Al Lettieri, actor (Beautiful but Deadly, Don is Dead), dies at 47 on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  "Beatlemania" opens in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On October - 18 bess Truman, 1st lady (1945-53), dies in Independence, Mo at 97  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On October - 18 florence Rinard, TV panelist (20 Questions), dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Benjamin Moloisi, South African poet/Anc'er, hanged at 30 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1987  On this day in history theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  US 62nd manned space mission (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On October - 18 lee Allen, saxophonist, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On October - 18 the UN tightens the rules for its staff, following several claims of financial impropriety and sexual abuse.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On this day in history microsoft publicly releases Windows Internet Explorer 7.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing 136 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  Israel and the Palestinian militant organization Hamas begin a major prisoner swap, in which the captured Israeli Army soldier Gilad Shalit is released by Hamas in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian and Israeli-Arab prisoners held in Israel, including 280 prisoners serving life sentences for planning and perpetrating terror attacks on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  Gilad Shalit is released on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  Syrian military airstrikes kill 40 people in Maaret al-Numan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history uS congresswoman Frederica Wilson says President Donald Trump said to bereaved army family of Sgt. La David Johnson "He knew what he was signing up for, but I guess it hurts anyway"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  19th Chinese Communist Party congress opens in Beijing with President Xi Jinping delivering 3hr 23min speech heralding “new era” on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch conduct the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  Riots in Chilean capital city Santiago erupt as civil unrest escalated as a reaction to a series of economic measures and Government's declarations labeled as abuse by protesters on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1127  Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1192) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1239  On this day in history birth of stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1405  On this day in history birth of pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  On this day in history birth of manoel da Nóbrega, Portuguese Jesuit in Brazil (d. 1570)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history birth of justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625) was born on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  Edward Winslow, Plymouth Colony founder (d. 1655) was born on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1611  Valentin Strobel, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In October - 18

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0707  John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1035  Death of Sancho III of Navarre on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1101  Death of Hugh of Vermandois, son of Henry I of France (b. 1053) on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1141  On October - 18 death of margrave Leopold IV of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1216  John, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies on October - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1340  Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1382  Death of James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (b. 1331) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1417  On October - 18 gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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