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June 18th, 2008 (June 18 2008)DeathJean Delannoy, French actor and director (born in 1908)
June 18th, 2008 (June 18 2008)DeathTasha Tudor, American illustrator (born in 1915)
June 18th, 2007 (June 18 2007)DeathBernard Manning, British comedian (born in 1930)
June 18th, 2007 (June 18 2007)DeathGeorges Thurston, Canadian singer (born in 1951)
June 18th, 2006 (June 18 2006)EventThe first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.
June 18th, 2006 (June 18 2006)BirthCountess Zaria of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg
June 18th, 2006 (June 18 2006)DeathVincent Sherman, American film director (born in 1906)
June 18th, 2005 (June 18 2005)DeathSyed Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (born in 1914)
June 18th, 2005 (June 18 2005)DeathManuel Sadosky, Argentine mathematician (born in 1914)
June 18th, 2003 (June 18 2003)DeathLarry Doby, American baseball player (born in 1923)
June 18th, 2002 (June 18 2002)DeathJack Buck, American baseball announcer (born in 1924)
June 18th, 2001 (June 18 2001)EventProtests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India.
June 18th, 2000 (June 18 2000)DeathNancy Marchand, American actress (born in 1928)
June 18th, 1997 (June 18 1997)DeathLev Kopelev, Russian writer and dissident (born in 1912)
June 18th, 1996 (June 18 1996)EventTed Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts.
June 18th, 1992 (June 18 1992)DeathMordecai Ardon, one of Israel s greatest painters (born in 1896)
June 18th, 1992 (June 18 1992)DeathPeter Allen, Australian singer and songwriter (born in 1944)
June 18th, 1991 (June 18 1991)BirthWilla Holland, American actress
June 18th, 1989 (June 18 1989)BirthRenee Olstead, American singer and actress
June 18th, 1989 (June 18 1989)DeathI. F. Stone, American journalist (born in 1907)I. F. Stone Quotes
June 18th, 1986 (June 18 1986)BirthRichard Gasquet, French tennis player
June 18th, 1986 (June 18 1986)DeathFrances Scott Fitzgerald, Daughter of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre. (born in 1921)F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
June 18th, 1985 (June 18 1985)DeathPaul Colin, French poster designer (born in 1892)
June 18th, 1984 (June 18 1984)EventA major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-1985 miners strike. The incident later becomes known as the Battle of Orgreave.
June 18th, 1984 (June 18 1984)BirthMateus, Angolan footballer
June 18th, 1984 (June 18 1984)BirthJanne Happonen, Finnish skijumper
June 18th, 1984 (June 18 1984)DeathAlan Berg, American radio talk show host
June 18th, 1983 (June 18 1983)EventSpace Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.
June 18th, 1982 (June 18 1982)BirthSean Conant, Irish-American artist
June 18th, 1982 (June 18 1982)DeathJohn Cheever, American author (born in 1912)John Cheever Quotes
June 18th, 1982 (June 18 1982)DeathCurd Jurgens, German actor (born in 1915)
June 18th, 1981 (June 18 1981)EventThe AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California.
June 18th, 1981 (June 18 1981)BirthTeresa Cormack, New Zealand murder victim (died in 1987)
June 18th, 1981 (June 18 1981)BirthElla (Jiahua) Chen, member of the Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
June 18th, 1980 (June 18 1980)BirthAntonio Gates, American football player
June 18th, 1980 (June 18 1980)BirthTara Platt, American actress
June 18th, 1980 (June 18 1980)BirthIvana Wong, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
June 18th, 1980 (June 18 1980)BirthCraig Mottram, Australian middle distance runner
June 18th, 1980 (June 18 1980)DeathAndre Leducq, French cyclist (born in 1904)
June 18th, 1980 (June 18 1980)DeathTerence Fisher, English film director (born in 1904)
June 18th, 1979 (June 18 1979)EventSALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.
June 18th, 1978 (June 18 1978)BirthWang Liqin, Chinese table tennis playerAn Wang Quotes
June 18th, 1976 (June 18 1976)BirthAlana de la Garza, American actress
June 18th, 1976 (June 18 1976)BirthWitte Wartena, Dutch artist
June 18th, 1976 (June 18 1976)BirthBlake Shelton, American Country Singer
June 18th, 1975 (June 18 1975)BirthMartin St. Louis, Canadian hockey player
June 18th, 1975 (June 18 1975)BirthAleksandrs Kolinko, Latvian footballer
June 18th, 1975 (June 18 1975)BirthMarie Gillain, Belgian actress
June 18th, 1975 (June 18 1975)BirthJemma Griffiths, Welsh singer-songwriter
June 18th, 1975 (June 18 1975)BirthJamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
June 18th, 1974 (June 18 1974)BirthVincenzo Montella, Italian footballer
June 18th, 1974 (June 18 1974)DeathGeorgy Zhukov, Marshal of the Soviet Union (born in 1896)Georgy Zhukov Quotes
June 18th, 1974 (June 18 1974)DeathJulio Cesar de Mello e Souza, Brazilian writer (born in 1896)
June 18th, 1973 (June 18 1973)BirthAlexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
June 18th, 1973 (June 18 1973)BirthEddie Cibrian, American actor
June 18th, 1973 (June 18 1973)BirthJulie Depardieu, French actress
June 18th, 1973 (June 18 1973)DeathRoger Delgado, British actor (born in 1918)
June 18th, 1972 (June 18 1972)BirthMichal Yannai, Israeli actress and model.
June 18th, 1971 (June 18 1971)BirthNathan Morris, American singer (Boyz II Men)
June 18th, 1971 (June 18 1971)BirthJason McAteer, England-born Irish footballer
June 18th, 1971 (June 18 1971)DeathThomas Gomez, American actor (born in 1905)
June 18th, 1971 (June 18 1971)DeathPaul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1889)
June 18th, 1970 (June 18 1970)BirthGreg Yaitanes, American television and film director
June 18th, 1969 (June 18 1969)BirthPal Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
June 18th, 1969 (June 18 1969)BirthVito LoGrasso, American professional wrestler
June 18th, 1969 (June 18 1969)BirthChristopher Largen, American author
June 18th, 1967 (June 18 1967)BirthPasquale Bruno, Italian American entrepreneur
June 18th, 1967 (June 18 1967)DeathBeat Fehr, Swiss racing driver (born in 1942)
June 18th, 1967 (June 18 1967)DeathGiacomo Russo, Italian racing driver (born in 1937)
June 18th, 1966 (June 18 1966)BirthKurt Browning, Canadian figure skater
June 18th, 1965 (June 18 1965)EventVietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam.
June 18th, 1965 (June 18 1965)BirthKim Dickens, American actress and model
June 18th, 1964 (June 18 1964)BirthUday Hussein, Iraqi leader (died in 2003)
June 18th, 1963 (June 18 1963)BirthBruce Smith, American football player
June 18th, 1963 (June 18 1963)BirthDizzy Reed, aka Darren Arthur Reed keyboardist for (former) Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver
June 18th, 1963 (June 18 1963)DeathPedro Armendariz, Mexican actor (born in 1912)
June 18th, 1962 (June 18 1962)BirthMitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler
June 18th, 1961 (June 18 1961)BirthAndres Galarraga, baseball player
June 18th, 1961 (June 18 1961)BirthAlison Moyet, English pop singer
June 18th, 1960 (June 18 1960)BirthRalph Brown, British actor
June 18th, 1959 (June 18 1959)EventGovernor of Louisiana Earl K. Long is committed to a state mental hospital; he responds by having the hospital s director fired and replaced with a crony who proceeds to proclaim him perfectly sane.Earl Long Quotes
June 18th, 1959 (June 18 1959)DeathEthel Barrymore, American actress (born in 1879)
June 18th, 1957 (June 18 1957)BirthMiguel Angel Lotina, Spanish football manager
June 18th, 1956 (June 18 1956)BirthBrian Benben, American actor
June 18th, 1954 (June 18 1954)EventPierre Mendes-France becomes Prime Minister of France.
June 18th, 1953 (June 18 1953)EventThe Republic of Egypt is declared and the monarchy is abolished.
June 18th, 1953 (June 18 1953)EventA United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns near Tokyo, Japan killing 129.
June 18th, 1952 (June 18 1952)BirthIsabella Rossellini, Italian actress
June 18th, 1952 (June 18 1952)BirthCarol Kane, American actress
June 18th, 1950 (June 18 1950)BirthJackie Leven aka Sir Vincent Lone Scottish singer and songwriter
June 18th, 1949 (June 18 1949)BirthChris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
June 18th, 1949 (June 18 1949)BirthPrince Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican musician (died in 1999)
June 18th, 1949 (June 18 1949)BirthLech Kaczynski, Polish president, 2005-presentLech Kaczynski Quotes
June 18th, 1949 (June 18 1949)BirthJaroslaw Kaczynski, Polish prime minister, twin brother of Lech KaczynskiLech Kaczynski Quotes
June 18th, 1948 (June 18 1948)BirthEva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
June 18th, 1947 (June 18 1947)DeathShigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral (born in 1898)
June 18th, 1946 (June 18 1946)EventDr. Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa. A road is named after this date in Panjim.
June 18th, 1946 (June 18 1946)BirthRussell Ash, British author
June 18th, 1946 (June 18 1946)BirthFabio Capello, Italian football coach
June 18th, 1946 (June 18 1946)BirthBruiser Brody, professional wrestler (died in 1988)
June 18th, 1945 (June 18 1945)EventWilliam Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) is charged with treason.
June 18th, 1944 (June 18 1944)BirthSandy Posey, American singer
June 18th, 1943 (June 18 1943)BirthRaffaella Carra, Italian singer
June 18th, 1942 (June 18 1942)BirthRoger Ebert, American film reviewerRoger Ebert Quotes
June 18th, 1942 (June 18 1942)BirthSir Paul McCartney, English singer and songwriter (The Beatles)Paul McCartney Quotes
June 18th, 1942 (June 18 1942)BirthHans Vonk, Dutch conductor (died in 2004)
June 18th, 1942 (June 18 1942)BirthThabo Mbeki, President of South Africa
June 18th, 1942 (June 18 1942)BirthCarl Radle, American bass guitarist (died in 1980)
June 18th, 1940 (June 18 1940)EventAppeal of June 18 by Charles de Gaulle.Charles de Gaulle Quotes
June 18th, 1940 (June 18 1940)Event"Finest Hour" speech by Winston Churchill.Winston Churchill Quotes
June 18th, 1940 (June 18 1940)BirthMichael Sheard, British actor (died in 2005)
June 18th, 1939 (June 18 1939)BirthLou Brock, American baseball player
June 18th, 1939 (June 18 1939)BirthJean-Claude Germain, French Canadian author, journalist and historian
June 18th, 1938 (June 18 1938)BirthKevin Murray, Australian rules footballerAl Murray Quotes
June 18th, 1937 (June 18 1937)BirthWray Carlton, American football player
June 18th, 1937 (June 18 1937)BirthJohn D. Rockefeller IV, U.S. SenatorJohn D. Rockefeller Quotes
June 18th, 1937 (June 18 1937)BirthVitali Zholobov, Soviet cosmonaut
June 18th, 1937 (June 18 1937)DeathGaston Doumergue, French statesman (born in 1863)
June 18th, 1936 (June 18 1936)BirthDenny Hulme, New Zealand race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (died in 1992)
June 18th, 1936 (June 18 1936)DeathMaxim Gorky, Russian author (born in 1868)Maxim Gorky Quotes
June 18th, 1935 (June 18 1935)BirthHugh McColl, American banker
June 18th, 1934 (June 18 1934)BirthMitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (died in 2004)
June 18th, 1932 (June 18 1932)BirthDudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
June 18th, 1932 (June 18 1932)BirthGeoffrey Hill, English poet
June 18th, 1931 (June 18 1931)BirthFernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil from 1995 to 2002
June 18th, 1930 (June 18 1930)EventGroundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute held.
June 18th, 1929 (June 18 1929)BirthJurgen Habermas, German sociologist and philosopherJurgen Habermas Quotes
June 18th, 1928 (June 18 1928)EventAviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (she was a passenger; Wilmer Stutz was the pilot and Lou Gordon the mechanic).
June 18th, 1928 (June 18 1928)BirthDavid T. Lykken, American scientist
June 18th, 1928 (June 18 1928)DeathRoald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer (born in 1872)
June 18th, 1927 (June 18 1927)BirthPaul Eddington, English actor (died in 1995)
June 18th, 1927 (June 18 1927)BirthEva Bartok, Hungarian-born British actress
June 18th, 1924 (June 18 1924)BirthGeorge Mikan, American basketball player (died in 2005)
June 18th, 1923 (June 18 1923)EventChecker Taxi puts its first taxi on the streets.
June 18th, 1922 (June 18 1922)BirthClaude Helffer, French pianist (died in 2004)
June 18th, 1922 (June 18 1922)DeathJacobus Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer (born in 1851)
June 18th, 1920 (June 18 1920)BirthIan Carmichael, English actor
June 18th, 1918 (June 18 1918)BirthJerome Karle, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
June 18th, 1918 (June 18 1918)BirthFranco Modigliani, Italian-born economist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 2003)
June 18th, 1917 (June 18 1917)BirthRichard Boone, American actor (died in 1981)
June 18th, 1917 (June 18 1917)BirthArthur Tremblay, Canadian politician (died in 1996)
June 18th, 1916 (June 18 1916)BirthJulio Cesar Turbay Ayala, Colombian politician (died in 2005)
June 18th, 1916 (June 18 1916)DeathMax Immelmann, German flying ace (born in 1890)
June 18th, 1915 (June 18 1915)BirthRed Adair, American firefighter (died in 2004)
June 18th, 1915 (June 18 1915)DeathEufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho
June 18th, 1913 (June 18 1913)BirthSammy Cahn, American composer (died in 1993)
June 18th, 1913 (June 18 1913)BirthSylvia Field Porter, American economist and journalist (died in 1991)
June 18th, 1910 (June 18 1910)BirthE.G. Marshall, American actor (died in 1998)
June 18th, 1910 (June 18 1910)BirthRay McKinley, jazz drummer and bandleader (died in 1995)
June 18th, 1910 (June 18 1910)BirthDick Foran, American actor (died in 1979)
June 18th, 1908 (June 18 1908)EventJapanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship
June 18th, 1908 (June 18 1908)BirthBud Collyer, American game show host (died in 1969)
June 18th, 1908 (June 18 1908)BirthNedra Volz, American actress (died in 2003)
June 18th, 1908 (June 18 1908)BirthStanley Knowles, Canadian politician (died in 1997)
June 18th, 1907 (June 18 1907)BirthFrithjof Schuon, Swiss metaphysician, poet, and painter (died in 1998)
June 18th, 1904 (June 18 1904)BirthKeye Luke, Chinese-born actor (died in 1991)
June 18th, 1904 (June 18 1904)BirthManuel Rosenthal, French conductor and composer (died in 2003)
June 18th, 1903 (June 18 1903)BirthJeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (died in 1965)
June 18th, 1903 (June 18 1903)BirthRaymond Radiguet, French author (died in 1923)
June 18th, 1902 (June 18 1902)DeathSamuel Butler, English writer (born in 1835)Samuel Butler Quotes
June 18th, 1901 (June 18 1901)BirthGrand Duchess Anastasia Nicolaievna Romanova of Russia (died in 1918)
June 18th, 1900 (June 18 1900)EventEmpress Dowager Longyu of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families.
June 18th, 1895 (June 18 1895)BirthBlanche Sweet, American actress (died in 1986)
June 18th, 1895 (June 18 1895)BirthManuela Fernandez-Fojaco, Spanish supercentenarian
June 18th, 1891 (June 18 1891)BirthMae Busch, Australian actress (died in 1946)
June 18th, 1889 (June 18 1889)DeathJacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (born in 1855)
June 18th, 1887 (June 18 1887)EventThe Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.
June 18th, 1886 (June 18 1886)BirthAlexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (died in 1978)
June 18th, 1884 (June 18 1884)BirthEdouard Daladier, French politician (died in 1970)
June 18th, 1882 (June 18 1882)BirthGeorgi Dimitrov, Bulgarian Communist leader (died in 1949)
June 18th, 1877 (June 18 1877)BirthJames Montgomery Flagg, American illustrator (died in 1960)
June 18th, 1873 (June 18 1873)EventSusan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.Susan B. Anthony Quotes
June 18th, 1868 (June 18 1868)BirthMiklos Horthy, Hungarian admiral and regent (died in 1957)
June 18th, 1863 (June 18 1863)BirthGeorge Essex Evans, Australian poet (died in 1909) Evans Quotes
June 18th, 1858 (June 18 1858)EventCharles Darwin receives a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that includes nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin s own. This prompts Darwin to publish his theory.Charles Darwin Quotes
June 18th, 1854 (June 18 1854)BirthE.W. Scripps, American journalist and publisher (died in 1926)
June 18th, 1845 (June 18 1845)BirthCharles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (died in 1922)
June 18th, 1839 (June 18 1839)BirthWilliam Henry Seward, Jr., Union Brigadier General in the American Civil War (died in 1920)
June 18th, 1835 (June 18 1835)DeathWilliam Cobbett, English journalist and author (born in 1763)William Cobbett Quotes
June 18th, 1815 (June 18 1815)EventNapoleonic Wars: The Battle of Waterloo leads to Napoleon Bonaparte abdicating the throne of France for the second and final time.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
June 18th, 1815 (June 18 1815)BirthLudwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (died in 1881)
June 18th, 1815 (June 18 1815)DeathThomas Picton, British general (killed in battle) (born in 1758)
June 18th, 1815 (June 18 1815)DeathGuillaume Philibert Duhesme, French general (born in 1766)
June 18th, 1812 (June 18 1812)EventWar of 1812: The U.S. Congress declares war on the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
June 18th, 1812 (June 18 1812)BirthIvan Goncharov, Russian author (died in 1891)
June 18th, 1794 (June 18 1794)DeathFrancois Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French Revolutionary leader (born in 1760)
June 18th, 1794 (June 18 1794)DeathJames Murray, British military officer and administrator (born in 1721)
June 18th, 1788 (June 18 1788)DeathAdam Gib, Scottish religious leader (born in 1714)
June 18th, 1778 (June 18 1778)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: British troops abandon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
June 18th, 1772 (June 18 1772)DeathJohann Ulrich von Cramer, German judge and philosopher (born in 1706) Philo Quotes
June 18th, 1772 (June 18 1772)DeathGerard van Swieten, Dutch-born physician (born in 1700)
June 18th, 1767 (June 18 1767)EventSamuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
June 18th, 1757 (June 18 1757)BirthGervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (died in 1833)
June 18th, 1757 (June 18 1757)BirthIgnaz Pleyel, Austrian composer and piano manufacturer (died in 1831)
June 18th, 1749 (June 18 1749)DeathAmbrose Philips, English poet (born in 1674) Ambrose Quotes
June 18th, 1742 (June 18 1742)DeathJohn Aislabie, English politician (born in 1670)
June 18th, 1726 (June 18 1726)DeathMichel Richard Delalande, French organist and composer (born in 1657)
June 18th, 1716 (June 18 1716)BirthJoseph-Marie Vien, French painter (died in 1809)
June 18th, 1704 (June 18 1704)DeathTom Brown, English satirist (born in 1662)
June 18th, 1680 (June 18 1680)DeathSamuel Butler, English poet (born in 1612)Samuel Butler Quotes
June 18th, 1673 (June 18 1673)DeathJeanne Mance, French Canadian settler (born in 1606)
June 18th, 1667 (June 18 1667)BirthIvan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (died in 1750)
June 18th, 1650 (June 18 1650)DeathChristoph Scheiner, German astronomer
June 18th, 1629 (June 18 1629)DeathPiet Hein, Dutch naval commander and folk hero (born in 1577)Piet Hein Quotes
June 18th, 1588 (June 18 1588)DeathRobert Crowley, English printer and poetRobert Ley Quotes
June 18th, 1552 (June 18 1552)BirthGabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (died in 1637)
June 18th, 1536 (June 18 1536)DeathHenry Fitzroy, (born in 1519) bastard son of Henry VIII
June 18th, 1517 (June 18 1517)BirthEmperor Ogimachi of Japan (died in 1593)
June 18th, 1511 (June 18 1511)BirthBartolomeo Ammanati, Italian architect and sculptor (died in 1592)
June 18th, 1466 (June 18 1466)BirthOttaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (died in 1539)
June 18th, 1464 (June 18 1464)DeathRoger van der Weyden, Flemish painter
June 18th, 1429 (June 18 1429)EventFrench forces under the leadership of Joan of Arc defeat the main English army under Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay. This turns the tide of the Hundred Years War. Joan of Arc Quotes
June 18th, 1318 (June 18 1318)BirthPrincess Eleanor of Woodstock (died in 1355)
June 18th, 1291 (June 18 1291)DeathKing Alfonso III of Aragon (born in 1265)
June 18th, 1269 (June 18 1269)BirthPrincess Eleanor of England (died in 1298)
June 18th, 1264 (June 18 1264)EventThe Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
June 18th, 1234 (June 18 1234)DeathEmperor Chukyo of Japan (born in 1218)
June 18th, 1178 (June 18 1178)EventFive Canterbury monks see what was possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formedied in It is believed that the current oscillations of the moon s distance (on the order of metres) are a result of this collision.Giordano Bruno Quotes
June 18th, 0618 (June 18 0618)EventCoronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries of the Tang Dynasty s rule over China.

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