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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1977

1st Islander 0-0 tie-Kings at Nassau-25th time shutout-Resch's 15th

Event
1977

Chris McKenna, Queens NY, actor (Joey-One Live to Live)

Birth
1977

Yanks beat Dodgers 8-4 for 21st world championship, 1st in 15 years

Event
1977

W German commandos liberate Boeing 737, 86 hostages at Mogadishu

Event
1977

NY Yankees win their 21st World Championship, 4 games

Event
1977

Reggie Jackson hits 3 consecutive homers tying Ruth's series record

Event
1978

NY Islanders 1st scoreless tie, vs LA Kings

Event
1978

1st daughter Susan Ford announces engagement to Charles F Vance

Event
1978

Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies

Death
1978

Jacques Mornard, [Ram¢n Mercader], murderer of Trotsky, dies at 64

Death
1979

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1979

"Beatlemania" opens in London

Event
1979

Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini orders mass executions to stop

Event
1979

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1980

Brooke Alexander, 18, of Hawaii, crowned Miss World USA

Event
1980

Detroit blocks 21 Atlanta shots setting NBA record (double OT)

Event
1981

Poland General Jaruzelski elected party leader

Event
1981

NY Giant Joe Danelo ties NFL record of 6 field goals in a game

Event
1981

Andreas Papandreous' PASOK wins Greek elections

Event
1981

Richard Vuu, actor (Last Emperor)

Birth
1982

Pierre MendŠs-France, premier France (1954-55), dies

Death
1982

Maurice Gilliams, Flemish literary (Sources of Insomnia), dies at 82

Death
1982

Bess Truman, 1st lady (1945-53), dies in Independence, Mo at 97

Death
1983

19/10? Albert "Carel" Willink, painter: magic(al)-realism, dies at 83

Death
1983

Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies

Death