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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1966

Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 31

Death
1966

Casimir von Paszthory, composer, dies at 79

Death
1967

Manuel Palau Boix, composer, dies at 74

Death
1967

Robert J Oppenheimer, creator of atomic bomb, dies at 62

Death
1967

Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner strikes out 6 straight major leaguers

Event
1967

Roberto Baggio

Birth
1967

Colin Jackson, Cardiff England, 100m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1988)

Birth
1967

Bob Seagren sets pole vault record at 17'3"

Event
1967

John Valentin, Mineola NY, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

Birth
1967

Matt Turner, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Birth
1968

British adopts year-round daylight savings time

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1968

10th Winter Olympic games close at Grenoble, France

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1968

10,000 demonstrators against US in Vietnam War in West-Berlin

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1968

David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd

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1968

Sigurd Erixon, etnologist (Atlas "ver Svensk Folkkultur), dies at 79

Death
1968

Molly Ringwald, Roseville Calif, actress (16 Candles, Pretty in Pink)

Birth
1969

Doug Walters scores 2nd innings century after 242 in 1st

Event
1969

Igor Larionov, Voskresensk Russia, NHL forward (Team Russia, Detroit)

Birth
1969

PLO-attack El-Al plane in Zurich Switzerland

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1969

Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premier of (Yugoslavia 1939-4.), dies at 76

Death
1969

Alexander Mogilny, Khavarovsk, 1st soviet to defect to NHL (Sabres)

Birth
1970

Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot

Event
1970

US president Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine"

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1970

Tyler Green, US baseball pitcher (Phila Phillies)

Birth
1970

Desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian, dies at 94

Death