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Famous Events For October 18

Famous Events For October 18 – Today In History

What Happened on October 18 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 18 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 18, 0707 – Stepping down of John VII as Catholic Pope
2. October 18, 1009 – The followers of prophet Mohammad demolished the Holy Church in Jerusalem and the foundation stones removed
3. October 18, 1016 – Saxons were vanquished by Danes at the war of Assandun
4. October 18, 1081 – The Italian Normans under the guidance of Robert Guiscard were victorious at the War of Dyrrhachium against the Byzantine Kingdom
5. October 18, 1267 – the combined defense of Henry III and Otto II van Gelre defeated Keuls archbishop Engelbert III at the war at Marienholz
6. October 18, 1356 – Basel in Switzerland was destroyed by the earthquake north of the Alps
7. October 18, 1561 – Takeda Shingen declares war against Uesugi Kenshin and wins the war of Kawanakajima
8. October 18, 1564 – Spanish army assaults Maastricht

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9. October 18, 1622 – agreement for peace between French King Louis XIII and Huguenots as Treat of Montpellier
10. October 18, 1648 – North American settlements founded the first labor union
11. October 18, 1667 – Suriname estates were destroyed by the English army
12. October 18, 1672 – agreement for peace between Poland and Turkey documented
13. October 18, 1685 – French Emperor, Louis XIV with draws the proclamation of Nantes and annuls the privileges of French Protestants

18th Century – What Happened on October 18 – The 1700s

14. October 18, 1748 – By an agreement signed and known as Aix-la-Chapelle, the battle of Austrian succession
15. October 18, 1752 – Debut of “Le Devin de Village”
16. October 18, 1767 – The territory boundary known as the Dixon Line between Maryland and Pennsylvania established
17. October 18, 1775 – Phillis Wheatley, an African-American poet comes out of the bonded labor
18. October 18, 1776 – Betsy Flanagan, a waiter in a bar, in Elmsford, New York requested “cock tails” of those bird tails which were used to adore the inn
19. October 18, 1776 – The war of Pelham was fought between Col.John Glore and Marblehead and the army of British in the Bronx
20. October 18, 1790 – The normal age for admission to Tubinger Stift was twenty yet Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling was admitted there at the age of 15

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19th Century – October 18 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. October 18, 1855 – Debut performance of “Prometheus” by Franz Liszt
22. October 18, 1860 – The Agreement of Tientsin was ratified at the meeting held in Peking to terminate the battle of Second Opium battle
23. October 18, 1862 – Gen. Morgan and his handful of Cavalry capture the military base at Lexington, KY
24. October 18, 1863 – engagement between the Confederate cavalry between two forces at Charlestown, West Virginia
25. October 18, 1867 – Alaska from Russia was acquired by the US on payment of $ 7.2 million
26. October 18, 1869 – debut performance of “De Unges Forbund” by Henrik Ibsen in Christiania, Norway
27. October 18, 1873 – premiere soccer of Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tigers
28. October 18, 1873 – Guidance for a soccer game at college level drafted between Columbia Princeton Rutgers and Yale
29. October 18, 1878 – Edison ensures the supply of power to houses for their use
30. October 18, 1878 – Germany approves rules for Anti-socialist activities
31. October 18, 1887 – commencement of Sherlock Holmes venture, “A Case of Identity” (BG)
32. October 18, 1889 – NY Giants play against Bkln in the premiere of all NYC World Series
33. October 18, 1892 – the inauguration of the telephone call between Chicago and New York, on a profitable basis
34. October 18, 1898 – flag hoisting of the American flag in Puerto Rico

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 18 – The 1900s

35. October 18, 1900 – appointment of Count Bernard von Bulow as Chancellor of Germany who wanted recognition of Germany in the world
36. October 18, 1901 – Women’s rights actions in Belgium commenced by suffragist Louise of den Plas
37. October 18, 1904 – the debut of the 5th musical by Gustav Mahler in Cologn
38. October 18, 1908 – Congo Free State added to Belgium
39. October 18, 1909 – Comte de Lambert of Frances flies his airplane at a height of 300 m
40. October 18, 1910 – The story entitled, “Howards End” by E.M Forster released
41. October 18, 1912 – The battle between Turkey and Italy known as Tripolitan terminated with the conclusion of the peace agreement of Lausanne.
42. October 18, 1912 – the battle at Balkan against Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece which was not in favor of Turkey
43. October 18, 1914 – establishment in Germany of Schoenstatt Crusade
44. October 18, 1915 – Assault by Italy for the 3rd time on Isonzo
45. October 18, 1918 – freedom granted to Czechoslovakia by the Austro-Hungarian kingdom
46. October 18, 1918 – P.J. Quinn purchases Quebec Bulldogs of NHL
47. October 18, 1918 – Russian defense captures Tsaritsyn
48. October 18, 1921- Russia grants freedom to Crimea
49. October 18, 1922 – establishment of British Broadcasting Company which was after sometime converted to British Broadcasting Corporation
50. October 18, 1922- in the soccer game of the NFL, Harold “Red” Grange’s play is considered the best football play
51. October 18, 1924 – Notre Dame defeats Army, 13-7, while NY Hearald Turbine defeats them
52. October 18, 1925 – The French air force guided by Gen Sarrail makes an aerial attack on Damascus
53. October 18, 1925 – Tony Lazzeri of Salt Lake City achieves his 60th HR of the term
54. October 18, 1926 – publication by Frankfurter Zeitung of the dogmatic announcement by Lenin
55. October 18, 1929 – The five famous women fought for the rights of women and the Canadian Government enacted a policy to declare women as “persons” under the constitution
56. October 18, 1930 – Joseph Sylvester achieves 7 wins in races in a day and he was the first jockey to score 7 wins
57. October 18, 1931 – American criminal was accused of tax circumvention
58. October 18, 1932 – The administration of Renkin in Belgium resigns
59. October 18, 1939 – debut performance of the musical “Too Many Girls” by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz in NYC
60. October 18, 1940 – debut performance of “George Washington Slept Here” by Kaufman & Harts, in NYC
61. October 18, 1941 – detention of Richard Sorge, a secret agent, in Tokyo
62. October 18, 1942 – Nazi leader, Hitler executes the commandos of the forces of friendly nations
63. October 18, 1943 – Aerial attack of Bougainville in Solomon Island by the US
64. October 18, 1944 – a discussion meeting between Eisenhower, Bradley, and Montgomery in Brussels
65. October 18, 1944 – Czechoslovakia was assaulted by the Soviet army during WW II
66. October 18, 1945 – The Singing and Acting Medal was awarded to Paul Robeson
67. October 18, 1946 – debut of the 3rd musical by Aaron Copland
68. October 18, 1948 – Operation 10 Plagues is an Israeli military operation against Egyptian defense

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69. October 18, 1950 – Stepping down of Connie Mack, as Manager of Philadelphia Athletics after serving 50 distinguished careers in the MLB account
70. October 18, 1951 – atomic test by USSR
71. October 18, 1952 – premiere issue of Mad Magazine journal
72. October 18, 1952 – valedictory of “Buttrio Square” at New Century Theatre NYC after giving 7 presentations
73. October 18, 1951 – In a cricket match between India and Pakistan, Vinoo Mankad achieved 13 Pakistani wickets to steer India to victory
74. October 18, 1953 – the inauguration of the TV transmission channel 11 in Lexington, TN on PBC
75. October 18, 1953 – commencement of TV Transmission channel 26 in Knoxville, TN on NBC
76. October 18, 1953 -the first black player to play as a quarterback in the NFL was Willie Thrower in recent times
77. October 18, 1954 – The very severe cyclone Hazel strikes the US leaving 195 dead in the US and Canada
78. October 18, 1954 – premiere of TV transmission channel 13 in Florence, SC on BBS/ABC)
79. October 18, 1954 – modification in the nomenclature of WNBC radio to WRCA(NYC)
80. October 18, 1955 – Jesse Owens selected as an all-time sportsperson by Track & Field
81. October 18, 1955 – anti-proton discovered by research scientists at the University of California
82. October 18, 1960 – NY Yankees permit Casey Stengel to step down

83. October 18, 1960 – an amalgamation of News Chronicle and Daily Mail as also London Evening Star with Evening News, in Britain
84. October 18, 1961 – the outbreak of communists in South Vietnam prompted the declaration of Emergency
85. October 18, 1961 – premiere of “West Side Story”, a reworking of the 1957 Broadway melodic, guided by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, featuring Natalie Wood
86. October 18, 1962 – discussion meeting between JFK and Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrei Gromyko
87. October 18, 1962 – taping of the musical “Let’s Dance” by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers
88. October 18, 1962 – spacecraft Ranger 5 sent to space for a bang on the moon was unsuccessful
89. October 18, 1962 – atomic test by the US at Johnston Island
90. October 18, 1962 – The Nobel Prize for Medicine was shared by James Watson of the US, Francis Crick of the UK, and Maurice Wilkins of the UK for their research on DNA
91. October 18, 1963 – Mexico City was identified by IOC to sponsor the 1968 Olympics
92. October 18, 1964 – LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational achieved by Marlene Hagge
93. October 18, 1966 – premiere of “Apple Tree” at Shubert Theatre NYC and gives 463 presentations
94. October 18, 1966 – a Swedish film guided by Ingmar Bergman featuring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann, “Persona” premieres
95. October 18, 1967 – Hans A. Bethe achieves the Nobel Prize for Physics
96. October 18, 1967 – The first spacecraft to send feedback information from Venus was Soviet Venera 4
97. October 18, 1967 – premiere of “Jungle Book” by Walt Disney

98. October 18, 1968 – Bob Beamon of USA scores the best long jump of 29 ft.2 ½ in, in Mexico City
99. October 18, 1968 – inauguration of Circus Circus in Las Vegas
100. October 18, 1968 – John Lennon and Yoko One awarded to pay 150 pounds each as punishment for custody of narcotics
101. October 18, 1968 – Lee Evans achieves 400-meter sprint in 43.8 seconds
102. October 18, 1968 – A raid by constabulary yielded 219 grains of cannabis resin at the residences of John Lennon and Yoke One
103. October 18, 1968 – Tommie Smith and John Carlos exhibit “black power” gesture as dissent at the Olympic medal awarding event and were suspended by the US Olympic administration
104. October 18, 1969 – cyclamates as sweetening material were prohibited by the Government
105. October 18, 1969 – detention of Paul Kanter of Jefferson Airplane for custody of narcotics
106. October 18, 1969 – Small Faces admit Rod Stewart
107. October 18, 1969 – spacecraft Soyuz 8 comes back to Earth
108. October 18, 1970 – LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic achieved by Kathy Whitworth
109. October 18, 1970 – Sachio Kinugasa started his consecutive 2215th record play for Hiroshima Carp
110. October 18, 1973 – premiere of “Raisin” at 46th St Theatre NYC and makes 847 presentations
111. October 18, 1973 – minting of bi-centennial 25 cents, 50 cents, and 100 cents coins approved by the Senate
112. October 18, 1973 – the debut of the musical “Raisin” by Judd Woldon & Robert Brittens in NYC in NYC
113. October 18, 1973 – American economist Wassily Leontief achieves the Nobel Prize for Economics
114. October 18, 1974 – in the premiere play of the NBA at Market Square Auditorium, the Pacers defeated Spurs, 129-121
115. October 18, 1974 – Andre van de Louw was selected for the position of the Mayor of Rotterdam
116. October 18, 1974 – premiere by Wings (Country Hams) of “Walking in the Park with Eloise”
117. October 18, 1975 – Simon agreed to reunite with Garfunkel on the musical “Saturday Night Live” and sang “My Little Town”
118. October 18, 1975 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
119. October 18, 1976 – Nobel prize in chemistry achieved by American William Lipscomb
120. October 18, 1977 – 1st equal score achieved by Islander and Kings, 0-0 at Nassau
121. October 18, 1977 – the 21st World Championship was achieved by NY Yankees
122. October 18, 1977 – Boeing 737 with 86 hostages at Mogadishu was captured by West German army commanders and set free

123. October 18, 1977 – 3 HRs successively scored by Reggie Jackson and equals the best of Ruth’s
124. October 18, 1977 – Yanks achieve their win against Dodgers, a debut win in 15 years, in the 21st World Championship
125. October 18, 1978 – Susan Ford and Charles F. Vane agree to marry
126. October 18, 1978 – VY Islanders vs. LA Kings play ends in a no-score tie
127. October 18, 1979 – inauguration of “Beatlemania” in London
128. October 18, 1979 – bulk killing was prohibited by a proclamation of Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini
129. October 18, 1979 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
130. October 18, 1979 – another atomic test by the USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
131. October 18, 1980 – Miss World USA bestowed upon Brooke Alexander, 18, of Hawaii
132. October 18, 1981 – The PASOK party led by Andreas Papandreou was victorious in the voting in Greece
133. October 18, 1981 – and earlier best of 6 field goals in a game with equaled by NY Giant Joe Danelo in the NFL
134. October 18, 1981 – the army chief in Poland, Jaruzelski was made the leader of the party
135. October 18, 1984 – Spacecraft Discovery was transported to Vandenberg AFB for coordinating with STS 51A assignment
136. October 18, 1984 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
137. October 18, 1988 – The Kach Party led by Kahane was declared chauvinistic and the Apex Court of Israel concurred with the prohibition of the party
138. October 18, 1988 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
139. October 18, 1989 – stepping down of Erich Honecker as the head of the East German party
140. October 18, 1989 – manned spacecraft assignment STS 34 sent into space
141. October 18, 1990 – premiere of “Once on this Island” at Booth Theatre NYC for 469 presentations

142. October 18, 1991 – valedictory of “Most Happy Fella” at NY State Theatre, NYC
143. October 18, 1991 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
144. October 18, 1991 – premiere of “My Own Private Idaho” authored and guided by Gus van Sant featuring River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves
145. October 18, 1992 – the first team not having a US group to achieve the World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4
146. October 18, 1992 – an earthquake of strength 6.6 strikes Columbia but there were no causalities
147. October 18, 1992 – The first cricket match by Zimbabwe was against India at Harare
148. October 18, 1993 – Spacecraft STS 58 hurled into space
149. October 18, 1995 – Americans purchased the NHL Winnipeg Jets and wish to move to Phoenix
150. October 18, 1999 – New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 4-1 for the MLB American League Championship

21st Century – October 18 This Day In History – The 2000s

151. October 18, 2001 – The stock price of Crude Oil in November was the minimum since August 1999 on the New York Mercantile Exchange
152. October 18, 2003 – President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada was forcibly asked to step down and exile from Bolivia
153. October 18, 2007 – unsuccessful suicide attack on the life of Benazir Bhutto on the night she returned to Pakistan after 8 years of stay outside Pakistan. The attack left 100 dead and 20 constabulary wounded.
154. October 18, 2011 – Gilad Shalit from Israel army set free by Hamas
155. October 18, 2012 – Bombardment by Syrian Air Force leaves 40 dead in Maaret al-Numan
156. October 18, 2012 – an untimely publication by Google of their 3-monthly report showing a 20% loss in profit and a 9% decline in price in the stock market caused stock transactions to be stopped
157. October 18, 2012 – Detroit Tigers vanquish New York Yankees, 4-0 at the MLB American League Championship
158. October 18, 2012 – The Innovator of the Year Awards were bestowed on Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen for their meritorious style sticker, The Row in New York City
159. October 18, 2013 – Saudi Arabia was not admitted as a member of the UN Security Council as a mark of dissent against Syria
160. October 18, 2013 – St. Louis Cardinals were victorious over Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-2 at the MLB National League Championship

161. October 18, 2016 – A White House statement was assertive that Russia was involved in the US election
162. October 18, 2017 – President Xi Jinping addresses the 19th Chinese Communist Party inaugurated in Beijing for 3 hours and 23 min and proclaims that a new age has emerged
163. October 18, 2017 – O.J. Simpson was given freedom from Lovelock Prison, Nevada after 10 years jail term

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