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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1943

Munich resistance group "White Rose" captured by Nazis

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1943

Augusto Pinochet Ugarte (Chilean gen/dictator) marries Lucia Hiriart

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1943

1st edition of Dutch resistance newspaper "Trouw"

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1944

Youngest baseball player, Cin Reds sign 15 year old Joe Nuxhall

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1944

Maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested

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1945

Michael Nader, St Louis Mo, actor (Peter-Gidget, Dex Dexter-Dynasty)

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1945

Judy Rankin, St Louis Mo, LPGA golfer (Vare Trophy 1976-77)

Birth
1947

Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Telephone," premieres in NYC

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1947

Carlos A Lopes, Portugal, marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1984)

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1947

Dennis De Young, Chicago Il, vocalist (Styx-Its Raining Again)

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1947

Eliot L Engel, (Rep-D-NY)

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1947

Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands

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1947

24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin Pa

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1948

Carolyn B Maloney, (Rep-D-NY)

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1948

Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)

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1948

Sinead Cusack, Ireland, actress (Waterland, Revenge)

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1949

Cybill Shepherd, Memphis Tn, actress (Moonlighting, Last Picture Show)

Birth
1949

Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier of Spain (1931-36), dies at 71

Death
1950

"Dance Me a Song" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 35 performances

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1950

Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slavic author (Jamnica), dies at 56

Death
1950

John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller)

Birth
1951

3 City College of NY basketball players admit to accepting bribes

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1951

Nep l becomes a constitutional monarchy

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1951

Netherlands Radio School forms

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1951

Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Crusade), dies at 85

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