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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1890

John Owen is 1st man to run 100 yd dash in under 10 seconds

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1891

1st international 6-day bicycle race in US (MSG, NYC) begins

Event
1891

Vaclav Kalik, composer

Birth
1892

1st commercial long-distance phone line opens (Chicago-NY)

Event
1892

Leo G Carroll, Weedon England, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle)

Birth
1893

Sidney Holland, NZ, PM of NZ (1949-57)

Birth
1893

Lucy [Blackwell-]Stone, US abolitionist/feminist, dies

Death
1893

Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)

Birth
1893

Charles F Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75

Death
1894

Tibor D‚ry, writer

Birth
1895

Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Appearance at Kallista)

Birth
1898

Jakov P Polonski, Russian poet (Stichotvorenija), dies at 78

Death
1898

Lotte Lenya, Vienna Austria, actor/singer (Appointment, Semi-Tough)

Birth
1898

Raymond Glenn, Frankfort KY, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones)

Birth
1898

Shin'ichi Suzuki, composer

Birth
1898

George Cuzon, Amersham England, actor (Hooded Terror)

Birth
1898

American flag raised in Puerto Rico

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1901

Belgium's Louise of den Plas begins activities towards women rights

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1901

Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer

Birth
1902

Miriam Hopkins, Bainbridge GA, actress (Becky Sharp, These Three)

Birth
1903

Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist

Birth
1903

Emile Enthoven, composer

Birth
1904

Mahlers 5th symphony premieres in Cologne

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1905

Felix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory coast (1960-93)

Birth
1906

Sidney Kiescher Kingslei, playwright

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