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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1931

Thomas Alva Edison, inventor, dies in West Orange, NJ, at 84

Death
1931

Catharina I "Ien" Dales, Dutch Internal minister (1989-94)

Birth
1932

Belgium govt of Renkin falls

Event
1933

Forrest Gregg, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys)

Birth
1933

Peter Boyle, Phila, actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond)

Birth
1934

Inger Stevens, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter)

Birth
1934

Chinese Red leader under Mao Tse Tung begins Long March

Event
1935

Jorge Cervello, composer

Birth
1935

John B Coleman, Boston, hotel magnate (Ritz Carlton)

Birth
1938

Karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist, dies

Death
1938

Ronnie Bright, rocker (Coasters)

Birth
1939

Mike Ditka, coach/tight-end (Bears, Cowboys, NFL rookie year 1961)

Birth
1939

Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin (JFK)

Birth
1939

R Rodgers and Lorenz Harts "Too Many Girls," premieres in NYC

Event
1940

Kaufman and Harts "George Washington Slept Here," premieres in NYC

Event
1940

Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65

Death
1941

Spy Richard Sorge arrested in Tokyo

Event
1941

Dirk Fock, governor-general van/of Neth-Indies 1921-6, dies at 83

Death
1942

Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)

Birth
1942

Hitler orders allied commandos to be killed

Event
1943

Russ Giguere, Portsmouth NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association)

Birth
1943

Benedictus H Dancer, botanist, dies at 52

Death
1943

US bombing of Bougainville, Solomon Island

Event
1943

Adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's Youth), dies at 55

Death
1944

Eisenhower, Bradley and Montgomery confer in Brussel

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