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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1984

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1984

Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51A mission

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1984

Jon-Erik Hexum, actor (Bear), dies by a gun loaded with blanks at 26

Death
1984

Florence Rinard, TV panelist (20 Questions), dies at 82

Death
1985

Benjamin Moloisi, South African poet/Anc'er, hanged at 30

Death
1987

Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83

Death
1988

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1988

Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60

Death
1988

Israel's supreme court uphold's ban on Kahane`s Kach Party as racist

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1989

US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit

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1989

Hungary revises constitution

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1989

East German state/party leader Erich Honecker, resigns

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1990

"Once on this Island" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 469 performances

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1991

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1991

"Most Happy Fella" closes at NY State Theater NYC

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1992

"Oba Oba '93" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 22 performances

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1992

1st non-US team to win a World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4

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1992

6.6 earthquake hits Colombia with no fatalities

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1992

Phila Eagle Randall Cunningham sets NFL QB scramble record of 3,683

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1992

Start of Zimbabwe's 1st Test match, v India at Harare

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1993

STS-58 (Columbia) launches into orbit

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1993

Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered at 63

Death
1993

Lois Kibbee, actress (Edge of Night), dies of brain tumor at 71

Death
1993

Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31

Death
1994

WIlliam Faure, producer, dies at 45

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