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What Happened on September 18th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 A ferry capsizes in Guizhou province, China due to bad weather, killing ten people and five missing.
2016 The 2016 Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, India by terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed results in the deaths of nineteen Indian Army soldiers and all four attackers.
2015 Two security personnel, 17 worshippers in a mosque, and 13 militants are killed during a Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan attack on a Pakistan Air Force base on the outskirts of Peshawar.
2014 Scotland votes against independence from the United Kingdom, by 55% to 45%.
2012 Greater Manchester Police officers PC Nicola Hughes and PC Fiona Bone are murdered in a gun and grenade ambush attack in Greater Manchester, England.
2011 The 2011 Sikkim earthquake is felt across northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and southern Tibet.
2007 Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some call the Saffron Revolution.
2001 First mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attacks.
1997 United States media magnate Ted Turner donates US$1 billion to the United Nations.
1997 The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention is adopted.
1992 An explosion rocks Giant Mine at the height of a labor dispute, killing nine replacement workers in Yellowknife, Canada.
1990 Liechtenstein becomes a member of the United Nations.
1988 The 8888 Uprising in Myanmar comes to an end.
1988 General Henri Namphy, president of Haiti, is ousted from power in a coup d'état led by General Prosper Avril.
1984 Joe Kittinger completes the first solo balloon crossing of the Atlantic.
1982 The Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon comes to an end.
1981 The Assemblée Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France.
1980 Soyuz 38 carries two cosmonauts (including one Cuban) to the Salyut 6 space station.
1977 Voyager I takes the first distant photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.
1974 Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.
1973 The Bahamas, East Germany and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations.
1962 Burundi, Jamaica, Rwanda and Trinidad and Tobago are admitted to the United Nations.
1961 U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld dies in an air crash while attempting to negotiate peace in the Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1960 Fidel Castro arrives in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations.
1954 Finnish president J. K. Paasikivi becomes the first Western head of state to be awarded the highest honor of the Soviet Union, the Order of Lenin.[16]
1948 Operation Polo is terminated after the Indian Army accepts the surrender of the army of Hyderabad.
1948 Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate without completing another senator's term.
1947 The National Security Act reorganizes the United States government's military and intelligence services.
1945 General Douglas MacArthur moves his general headquarters from Manila to Tokyo.
1944 World War II: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes Jun'yō Maru, killing 5,600, mostly slave labourers and POWs.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Arracourt begins.
1943 World War II: Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews.
1940 World War II: The British liner SS City of Benares is sunk by German submarine U-48; those killed include 77 child refugees.
1939 World War II: The Polish government of Ignacy Mościcki flees to Romania.
1939 World War II: The radio show Germany Calling begins transmitting Nazi propaganda.
1934 The Soviet Union is admitted to the League of Nations.
1931 Imperial Japan instigates the Mukden Incident as a pretext to invade and occupy Manchuria.
1928 Juan de la Cierva makes the first autogyro crossing of the English Channel.
1927 The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air.
1922 The Kingdom of Hungary is admitted to the League of Nations.
1919 Fritz Pollard becomes the first African American to play professional football for a major team, the Akron Pros.
1914 The Irish Home Rule Act becomes law, but is delayed until after World War I.
1906 The 1906 Hong Kong typhoon kills an estimated 10,000 people.
1898 The Fashoda Incident, a territorial dispute between Britain and France, triggers a war scare.
1895 The Atlanta Exposition Speech on race relations is delivered by Booker T. Washington.
1882 The Pacific Stock Exchange opens.
1879 The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
1873 The bank Jay Cooke & Company declares bankruptcy, contributing to the Panic of 1873.
1872 King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden–Norway.
1870 Old Faithful Geyser is observed and named by Henry D. Washburn.
1864 American Civil War: John Bell Hood begins the Franklin–Nashville Campaign in an unsuccessful attempt to draw William Tecumseh Sherman back out of Georgia.
1863 American Civil War: The Battle of Chickamauga begins between Confederate and Union forces. It involves the second highest amount of casualties for any American Civil War battle apart from Gettysburg.
1862 The Confederate States celebrate for the first and only time a Thanksgiving Day.
1860 Second Opium War: Battle of Zhangjiawan: Now heading towards Beijing after having recently occupied Tianjin, the allied Anglo-French force engages and defeats a larger Qing Chinese army at Zhangjiawan.
1851 First publication of The New-York Daily Times, which later becomes The New York Times.
1850 The U.S. Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.
1838 The Anti-Corn Law League is established by Richard Cobden.
1837 Tiffany & Co. (first named Tiffany & Young) is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City. The store is called a "stationery and fancy goods emporium".
1812 The 1812 Fire of Moscow dies down after destroying more than three-quarters of the city. Napoleon returns from the Petrovsky Palace to the Moscow Kremlin, spared from the fire.
1810 First Government Junta in Chile. Though supposed to rule only during the Peninsular War in Spain, it is in fact the first step towards independence from Spain, and is commemorated as such.
1809 The Royal Opera House in London opens.
1793 The first cornerstone of the United States Capitol is laid by George Washington.
1759 French and Indian War: The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec are signed.
1739 The Treaty of Belgrade is signed, whereby Austria cedes lands south of the Sava and Danube rivers to the Ottoman Empire.
1714 George I arrives in Great Britain after becoming king on August 1.
1618 The twelfth baktun in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar begins.
1544 The expedition of Juan Bautista Pastene makes landfall in San Pedro Bay, southern Chile, claiming the territory for Spain.
1454 Thirteen Years' War: In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army is defeated by the Teutonic knights.
1180 Philip Augustus becomes king of France at the age of fifteen.
1066 Norwegian king Harald Hardrada lands with Tostig Godwinson at the mouth of the Humber River and begins his invasion of England.
1048 Battle of Kapetron between a combined Byzantine-Georgian army and a Seljuq army.
324 Constantine the Great decisively defeats Licinius in the Battle of Chrysopolis, establishing Constantine's sole control over the Roman Empire.
96 Domitian, who has been conducting a reign of terror for the past three years, is assassinated as a result of a plot by his wife Domitia and two Praetorian prefects.
96 Nerva is proclaimed Roman emperor after Domitian is assassinated.
Famous People Born on September 18

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Year Name
1893 William March, American soldier and author (d. 1954)
1980 Mickey Higham, English rugby league player
1917 Francis Parker Yockey, American lawyer and philosopher (d. 1960)
1937 Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, South African politician (d. 2009)
1964 Jens Henschel, German footballer
1895 John Diefenbaker, Canadian lawyer and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1979)
1895 Tomoji Tanabe, Japanese super-centenarian (d. 2009)
1750 Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa, Spanish poet and playwright (d. 1791)
1973 Paul Brousseau, Canadian ice hockey player
1878 James O. Richardson, American admiral (d. 1974)
Famous People Deaths On September 18

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Date Name
1896 Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist and academic (b. 1819)
2013 Veliyam Bharghavan, Indian politician (b. 1928)
2002 Bob Hayes, American sprinter and football player (b. 1942)
1987 Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1894)
1598 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese daimyō (b. 1536)
1997 Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (b. 1920)
2021 Jolidee Matongo, South African politician, 97th Mayor of Johannesburg (b. 1975)
2015 Eduardo Bonvallet, Chilean footballer and manager (b. 1955)
2003 Emil Fackenheim, German rabbi and philosopher (b. 1916)
1949 Frank Morgan, American actor (b. 1890)