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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1944

Soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia during WW II

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1944

Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)

Birth
1945

Nazi war crime trial opens in Nuremberg

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1945

Paul Robeson wins Spingarn Medal for singing and acting achievements

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1945

Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)

Birth
1946

Aaron Copland's 3rd Symphony, premieres

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1947

Joe Morton, NYC, actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World)

Birth
1947

Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)

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1947

Laura Nyro, Bronx, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End)

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1947

John Johnson, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)

Birth
1948

[Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies

Death
1948

Isabel E Allen, biostatician

Birth
1948

Operation 10 Plagues - Israeli offensive against Egyptian army

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1949

Gary Richrath, Peoria IL, rock guitarist (REO Speedwagon)

Birth
1950

Connie Mack retires as manager of A's after 50 years

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1950

Sheila White, London England, actress (I Claudius)

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1950

Merry Martin, Camden Mich, actress (Leslie-Peter Loves Mary)

Birth
1950

Patrick L Swindall, (Rep-R-GA, 1985- )

Birth
1951

USSR performs nuclear test

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1951

Pam Dawber, Detroit, actress (Mindy-Mork and Mindy, My Sister Sam)

Birth
1952

Roy Dias, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test batsman)

Birth
1952

Ketih Knudsen, Ames IA, rocker (Doobie Brothers)

Birth
1952

Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wkts to win 1st India-Pak clash

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1952

"Buttrio Square" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 7 perfs

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1953

WLJT TV channel 11 in Lexington, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting

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