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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1971

Bob Whitfield, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1971

Emmett Waldron, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)

Birth
1971

Karen J McNenny, Missoula Montana, Miss Montana-America (1991)

Birth
1972

Angie Marzetta, Norfolk Virginia, female outfielder (Silver Bullets)

Birth
1972

Ken Wishart, cricketer (WI opening batsman in one Test 1935), dies

Death
1972

James Stream Thurmond Jr, son of US senator Strom Thurmond

Birth
1973

Judd Woldon and Robert Brittens musical "Raisin," premieres in NYC

Event
1973

Congress authorizes bi-centennial quarter, half-dollar and dollar coin

Event
1973

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Wassily Leontief

Event
1973

"Raisin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 847 performances

Event
1973

Crane Wilbur, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo), dies at 86

Death
1973

Frank Knight, TV announcer (Chronoscope), dies at 79

Death
1973

Walt Kelly, US comic strip artist (Pogo), dies at 60

Death
1973

Demetrious Maxie, CFL defensive end (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1973

John Baldwin Jr, Dallas TX, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ)

Birth
1974

1st NBA game at Market Square Arena - Pacers beat Spurs 129-121

Event
1974

Andr‚ van de Louw appointed mayor of Rotterdam

Event
1974

Wings (Country Hams) release "Walking in the Park with Eloise"

Event
1974

Chicago Bull Nate Thurmond becomes 1st in NBA to complete a quadruple double-22 pts, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks

Event
1975

Rebeca Tamez, Miss Mexico Universe (1997)

Birth
1975

Simon and Garfunkel reunite on SNL, sing "My Little Town"

Event
1975

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1975

Al Lettieri, actor (Beautiful but Deadly, Don is Dead), dies at 47

Death
1976

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to William N Lipscomb Jr

Event
1977

Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies

Death