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What Happened on July 18th This Day in History

Year Name
38791293 Roman-Gaulish Wars: Battle of the Allia: A Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome.
2019 A man sets fire to an anime studio in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan, killing at least 35 people and injuring dozens of others.[16]
2014 The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant requires Christians to either accept dhimmi status, emigrate from ISIL lands, or be killed.
2013 The Government of Detroit, with up to $20 billion in debt, files for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
2012 At least seven people are killed and 32 others are injured after a bomb explodes on an Israeli tour bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria.
2002 A Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer crashes near Estes Park, Colorado, killing both crew members.
1996 Storms provoke severe flooding on the Saguenay River, beginning one of Quebec's costliest natural disasters ever.
1996 Battle of Mullaitivu: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam capture the Sri Lanka Army's base, killing over 1,200 soldiers.
1995 On the Caribbean island of Montserrat, the Soufrière Hills volcano erupts. Over the course of several years, it devastates the island, destroying the capital, forcing most of the population to flee.
1994 The bombing of the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (Argentine Jewish Community Center) in Buenos Aires kills 85 people (mostly Jewish) and injures 300.
1994 Rwandan genocide: The Rwandan Patriotic Front takes control of Gisenyi and north western Rwanda, forcing the interim government into Zaire and ending the genocide.
1992 A picture of Les Horribles Cernettes was taken, which became the first ever photo posted to the World Wide Web.
1984 McDonald's massacre in San Ysidro, California: In a fast-food restaurant, James Oliver Huberty opens fire, killing 21 people and injuring 19 others before being shot dead by police.
1982 Two hundred sixty-eight Guatemalan campesinos ("peasants" or "country people") are slain in the Plan de Sánchez massacre.
1981 A Canadair CL-44 and Sukhoi Su-15 collide in mid-air near Yerevan, Armenia, killing four.
1976 Nadia Comăneci becomes the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
1968 Intel is founded in Mountain View, California.
1966 Human spaceflight: Gemini 10 is launched from Cape Kennedy on a 70-hour mission that includes docking with an orbiting Agena target vehicle.
1966 A racially charged incident in a bar sparks the six-day Hough riots in Cleveland, Ohio; 1,700 Ohio National Guard troops intervene to restore order.
1944 World War II: Hideki Tōjō resigns as Prime Minister of Japan because of numerous setbacks in the war effort.
1942 World War II: During the Beisfjord massacre in Norway, 15 Norwegian paramilitary guards help members of the SS to kill 288 political prisoners from Yugoslavia.
1942 The Germans test fly the Messerschmitt Me 262 using its jet engines for the first time.
1936 On the Spanish mainland, a faction of the army supported by fascists, rises up against the Second Spanish Republic in a coup d'état
1925 Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf.
1914 The U.S. Congress forms the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps, giving official status to aircraft within the U.S. Army for the first time.
1872 The Ballot Act 1872 in the United Kingdom introduced the requirement that parliamentary and local government elections be held by secret ballot.
1870 The First Vatican Council decrees the dogma of papal infallibility.
1863 American Civil War: Second Battle of Fort Wagner: One of the first formal African American military units, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, supported by several white regiments, attempts an unsuccessful assault on Confederate-held Battery Wagner.
1862 First ascent of Dent Blanche, one of the highest summits in the Alps.
1857 Louis Faidherbe, French governor of Senegal, arrives to relieve French forces at Kayes, effectively ending El Hajj Umar Tall's war against the French.
1841 Coronation of Emperor Pedro II of Brazil.
1812 The Treaties of Orebro end both the Anglo-Russian and Anglo-Swedish Wars.
1806 A gunpowder magazine explosion in Birgu, Malta, kills around 200 people.
1555 The College of Arms is reincorporated by Royal charter signed by Queen Mary I of England and King Philip II of Spain.
1507 In Brussels, Prince Charles I is crowned Duke of Burgundy and Count of Flanders,
1391 Tokhtamysh–Timur war: Battle of the Kondurcha River: Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde in present-day southeast Russia.
1389 France and England agree to the Truce of Leulinghem, inaugurating a 13-year peace, the longest period of sustained peace during the Hundred Years' War.
1334 The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone.
1290 King Edward I of England issues the Edict of Expulsion, banishing all Jews (numbering about 16,000) from England; this was Tisha B'Av on the Hebrew calendar, a day that commemorates many Jewish calamities.
1195 Battle of Alarcos: Almohad forces defeat the Castilian army of Alfonso VIII and force its retreat to Toledo.
645 Chinese forces under general Li Shiji besiege the strategic fortress city of Anshi (Liaoning) during the Goguryeo–Tang War.
477 Battle of the Cremera as part of the Roman–Etruscan Wars. Veii ambushes and defeats the Roman army.
452 Sack of Aquileia: After an earlier defeat on the Catalaunian Plains, Attila lays siege to the metropolis of Aquileia and eventually destroys it.
362 Roman–Persian Wars: Emperor Julian arrives at Antioch with a Roman expeditionary force (60,000 men) and stays there for nine months to launch a campaign against the Persian Empire.
Famous People Born on July 18

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Year Name
1976 Elsa Pataky, Spanish actress
1861 Kadambini Ganguly, Indian physician, one of the first Indian women to obtain a degree (d. 1923)
1927 Mehdi Hassan, Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer (d. 2012)
1908 Beatrice Aitchison, American mathematician, statistician, and transportation economist (d. 1997)
1724 Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony (d. 1780)
1997 Noah Lyles, American sprinter
1929 Dick Button, American former figure skater and actor
1978 Adabel Guerrero, Argentinian actress, singer, and dancer
1971 Sukhwinder Singh, Indian singer-songwriter and actor
1989 Yohan Mollo, French footballer
Famous People Deaths On July 18

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Date Name
2012 Yosef Shalom Eliashiv, Lithuanian-Israeli rabbi and author (b. 1910)
1969 Mary Jo Kopechne, American educator and secretary (b. 1940)
1950 Carl Clinton Van Doren, American critic and biographer (b. 1885)
2014 Andreas Biermann, German footballer (b. 1980)
928 Stephen II, patriarch of Constantinople
1730 François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, French general (b. 1644)
1566 Bartolomé de las Casas, Spanish bishop and historian (b. c.1484)[53]
1947 Evald Tipner, Estonian footballer and ice hockey player (b. 1906)
1610 Caravaggio, Italian painter (b. 1571)
1232 John de Braose, Marcher Lord of Bramber and Gower