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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1967

Gary John Anderson, Wanganui NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1967

Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe

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1968

Michael Stich, Germany, tennis star

Birth
1968

Narendra Hirwani, cricketer (Ind leggie 16 wickets v WI on debut 1988)

Birth
1968

US Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving "black power" salute as a protest during victory ceremony

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1968

Stuart Law, cricketer (prolific Queensland batsman, Australia 1995)

Birth
1968

Denisa Szabova, Bratislava Czech, tennis star (1987 Futures-GER)

Birth
1968

Lee Tracy, actor (Doctor X, Bombshell, Best Man), dies of cancer at 70

Death
1968

Bob Beamon of USA sets long jump record (29'2«") in Mexico City

Event
1968

Circus Circus opens in Las Vegas

Event
1968

John Lennon and Yoko One fined œ150 for marijuana possession

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1968

Police find 219 grains of cannabis resin in John and Yoko's apt

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1968

Lee Evans sets world record of 43.8 seconds in 400 meter dash

Event
1969

Jefferson Airplanes Paul Kanter, arrested for marijuana possession

Event
1969

Rod Stewart joins Small Faces

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1969

Soyuz 8 returns to Earth

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1969

Federal govt bans use of cyclamates artificial sweeteners

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1969

Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)

Birth
1970

Mark Schenning, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Birth
1970

Shane Bonham, NFL defensive linesman (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1970

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

Event
1970

Sachio Kinugasa begins 2,215 cons game streak for Hiroshima Carp

Event
1970

Camille Spitaleri, Mountain View Ca, female infielder (Silver Bullets)

Birth
1970

Bob Kennedy, Bloomington Indiana, 5k runner

Birth
1971

Tammy Harris, Williamstown NY, Miss America-New York State (1997)

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