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 This day in History - January 18
373 Historic Events for January 18
1930

Shostakovitch' opera "The Nose," premieres in Leningrad

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1932

Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall-of-Famer

Birth
1932

Robert Anton Wilson, US, sci-fi author (Trick Top Hat)

Birth
1933

White Sands National Monument, NM established

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1933

Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system)

Birth
1933

David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker

Birth
1933

Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, cosmonaut

Birth
1933

John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)

Birth
1934

Eugene O'Neill's "Days Without End," premieres in NYC

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1935

Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)

Birth
1936

Rudyard Kipling, author (Gunga Din, Nobel 1907), dies at 70

Death
1938

Bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG

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1938

Pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to Hall of Fame

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1939

Bernard Glassman, NY, Zen teacher/head (Zen Center of NY)

Birth
1939

SA wicketkeeper Bradman gets his 6th straight ton, 135* v NSW

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1940

Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74

Death
1941

Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro)

Birth
1941

David Ruffin, Miss, vocalist (Temptations-Papa Was a Rolling Stone)

Birth
1941

Bobby Goldsboro, Marianna Fla, singer (Honey)

Birth
1942

Nazi's arrest Frans Goedhart and Wiardi Beckman

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1943

Jews in Warsaw Ghetto begin resistance of Nazis

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1943

Presliced bread sale banned to reduce bakery demand for metal parts

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1943

Soviets announce they broke long Nazi siege of Leningrad

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1943

US rations bread and metal

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1943

Uprising in Warsaw ghetto

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