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 This day in History - December 18
361 Historic Events for December 18
1917

Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)

Birth
1917

Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent

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1918

Henryk Jarecki, composer, dies at 72

Death
1919

Anita O'Day, Chicago, big band jazz singer (Gene Krupa, Stan Kanton)

Birth
1919

Horatio William Parker, composer, dies at 56

Death
1919

John Alcock, pilot (1st non-stop over Atlantic), dies in crash at 27

Death
1920

1st US postage stamps printed without the words United States or US

Event
1920

Rita Streich, German singer

Birth
1920

Willis Conover, broadcaster

Birth
1922

Larry D Mann, Toronto Canada, actor (Marty-Accidental Family)

Birth
1923

International zone of Tangier set up in Morocco

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1923

Lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter

Birth
1926

Peggy Cummins, North Wales, actress (Curse of the Demon)

Birth
1927

Ramsey Clark, US attorney General (1967-69)

Birth
1927

Sterling Lanier, US, writer (Hiero's Journey)

Birth
1928

Lucien Capet, composer, dies at 55

Death
1930

Bradman scores 258 NSW v South Aust, 289 mins, 37 fours

Event
1931

John T "Legs" Diamond, US gangster, murdered at 35

Death
1931

Gunnel Lindblom, Goeteborg Sweden, actor (Hunger, Virgin Spring)

Birth
1931

Noel McGregor, cricketer (batted in 25 Tests for NZ 1955-65)

Birth
1932

Roger Smith, South Gate Calif, actor (77 Sunset Strip)

Birth
1932

Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist/revisionist, dies at 82

Death
1932

Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 in 1st NFL playoff game

Event
1934

Boris Valentinovich Volynov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 21)

Birth
1935

Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia

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