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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1906

James Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island)

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1907

Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist

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1908

Belgium annexes Congo Free State

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1909

Comte de Lambert of France sets airplane altitude record of 300 m

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1909

Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (La rivolta ideal), dies

Death
1910

Albertus "Bert" Botterman, actor (Bridge Too Far)

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1910

Edward Forster publishes "Howards End"

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1910

Vojislav Vuckovic, composer

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1910

Thadd„us Robl, German bicyclist (world record), dies

Death
1912

Beginning of 1st Balkan War

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1912

Italo-Turkish war ends

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1913

Austrian-Hungary demands that Serbia and Albania leave

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1915

Victor Sen Yung, SF Calif, actor (Hop Sing-Bonanza, Bachelor Family)

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1915

3rd Italians offensive at Isonzo

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1916

Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire

Birth
1918

Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco)

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1918

James Cameron Tudor, politician

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1918

Willem J "Molly" Geertsema, Dutch liberal/interior minister)

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1918

Czechoslovakia declares Independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire

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1918

NHL's Qu‚bec Bulldogs sold to a Toronto businessman P J Quinn

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1918

Russian 10th Army drives out White armies of Tsaritsyn (Stalingrad)

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1918

Konstantinos Mitsottakis, premier of Greece (1990- )

Birth
1919

Pierre Elliott Trudeau, (L) 15th Canadian PM (1968-79, 1980-84)

Birth
1920

Anita O'Day, vocalist/actress (Outfit, Zigzag, Jazz on a Summer Day)

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1921

Jesse Helms, (Sen-D/R-North Carolina, 1973- )

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