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What Happened on June 18th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes northern Osaka.
2009 The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a NASA robotic spacecraft is launched.
2007 The Charleston Sofa Super Store fire happened in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine firefighters.
2006 The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat-1 is launched.
1994 The Troubles: Members of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) attack a crowded pub with assault rifles in Loughinisland, Northern Ireland. Six Catholic civilians are killed and five wounded. It was crowded with people watching the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
1984 A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-85 UK miners' strike.
1983 Space Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.
1983 Mona Mahmudnizhad together with nine other Bahá'í women, is sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran over her religious beliefs.
1982 Italian banker Roberto Calvi's body is discovered hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London, England.
1981 The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, the first operational aircraft initially designed around stealth technology, makes its first flight.
1979 SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.
1972 Staines air disaster: One hundred eighteen are killed when a BEA H.S. Trident crashes two minutes after take off from London's Heathrow Airport.
1965 Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam.
1954 Carlos Castillo Armas leads an invasion force across the Guatemalan border, setting in motion the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état.
1953 The Egyptian revolution of 1952 ends with the overthrow of the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the declaration of the Republic of Egypt.
1953 A United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns near Tachikawa, Japan, killing 129.
1948 Columbia Records introduces the long-playing record album in a public demonstration at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
1946 Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa.
1945 William Joyce ("Lord Haw-Haw") is charged with treason for his pro-German propaganda broadcasting during World War II.
1940 Appeal of 18 June by Charles de Gaulle.
1940 The "Finest Hour" speech is delivered by Winston Churchill.
1935 Police in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, clash with striking longshoremen, resulting in a total 60 injuries and 24 arrests.
1930 Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute are held.
1928 Aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (she is a passenger; Wilmer Stultz is the pilot and Lou Gordon the mechanic).
1923 Checker Taxi puts its first taxi on the streets.
1908 Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the ship Kasato-Maru.
1908 The University of the Philippines is established.
1900 Empress Dowager Cixi of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families.
1887 The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.
1873 Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.
1859 First ascent of Aletschhorn, second summit of the Bernese Alps.
1858 Lakshmibai (19 November 1828 - 18 June 1858), the queen of the princely state of Jhansi, currently in Jhansi district in Uttar Pradesh, India, is known to have tied her adopted son (Damodar Rao) to her back while fighting against British in India with swords at battle ground Kotah-ki-Serai near the Phool Bagh of Gwalior reporting slaughtering 5,000 Indian soldiers, including any Indian "over the a
1858 Charles Darwin receives a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that includes nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin's own, prompting Darwin to publish his theory.
1822 Constantine Kanaris blows up the Ottoman navy's flagship at Chios, killing the Kapudan Pasha Nasuhzade Ali Pasha.
1815 Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Waterloo results in the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte by the Duke of Wellington and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher forcing him to abdicate the throne of France for the second and last time.
1812 The United States declaration of war upon the United Kingdom is signed by President James Madison, beginning the War of 1812.
1799 Action of 18 June 1799: A frigate squadron under Rear-admiral Perrée is captured by the British fleet under Lord Keith.
1778 American Revolutionary War: British troops abandon Philadelphia.
1757 Battle of Kolín between Prussian forces under Frederick the Great and an Austrian army under the command of Field Marshal Count Leopold Joseph von Daun in the Seven Years' War.
1684 The charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony is revoked via a scire facias writ issued by an English court.
1633 Charles I is crowned King of Scots at St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh.
1429 French 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.
1265 A draft Byzantine-Venetian treaty is concluded between Venetian envoys and Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos, but is not ratified by Doge Reniero Zeno.
1264 The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
1178 Five Canterbury monks see what is possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed. It is believed that the current oscillations of the Moon's distance from the Earth (on the order of meters) are a result of this collision.
1053 Battle of Civitate: Three thousand horsemen of Norman Count Humphrey rout the troops of Pope Leo IX.
860 Byzantine-Rus' War: A fleet of about 200 Rus' vessels sails into the Bosphorus and starts pillaging the suburbs of the Byzantine capital Constantinople.
656 Ali becomes Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate.
618 Li Yuan becomes Emperor Gaozu of Tang, initiating three centuries of Tang dynasty rule over China.
Famous People Born on June 18

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Year Name
1941 Roger Lemerre, French footballer and manager
1951 Stephen Hopper, Australian botanist and academic
1946 Bruiser Brody, American wrestler (d. 1988)
1982 Nadir Belhadj, French-Algerian footballer
1937 Vitaly Zholobov, Ukrainian colonel, engineer, and astronaut
1972 Anu Tali, Estonian pianist and conductor
1917 Erik Ortvad, Danish painter and illustrator (d. 2008)
1948 ÿva Marton, Hungarian soprano and actress
1757 Ignaz Pleyel, Austrian-French pianist and composer (d. 1831)
1982 Marco Borriello, Italian footballer
Famous People Deaths On June 18

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Date Name
1794 James Murray, Scottish-English general and politician, 20th Governor of the Province of Quebec (b. 1721)
2008 Tasha Tudor, American author and illustrator (b. 1915)
1959 Ethel Barrymore, American actress (b. 1879)
1942 Arthur Pryor, American trombonist, bandleader, and politician (b. 1870)
2007 Bernard Manning, English comedian and actor (b. 1930)
2013 David Wall, English ballet dancer (b. 1946)
1788 Adam Gib, Scottish religious leader (b. 1714)
1947 Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral (b. 1898)
2011 Clarence Clemons, American saxophonist (b. 1942)
1905 Carmine Crocco, Italian soldier (b. 1830)