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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1976

Volker Schenk, WLAF RB (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth
1976

Chanda Rubin, Lafayette LA, tennis star (1996 Australian Open doubles)

Birth
1976

Joseph Henabery, actor/director (Cobra), dies at 88

Death
1977

Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft and Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown

Event
1977

George Harrison releases "True Love"

Event
1977

Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], actor (Andy's Gang), dies at 71

Death
1977

Space Shuttle above a Boeing 747 goes on it's maiden flight

Event
1977

Maria Realino, teacher (Botany of Cura‡ao), dies at 87

Death
1977

Ralph Graves, actor (Extra Girl), dies at 77

Death
1978

1st Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona, Hawaii

Event
1978

Derrick De Marney, actor (Inheritance, Projected Man), dies at 71

Death
1978

Charlotte Greenwood, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), dies at 84

Death
1978

Maggie McNamara, actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), dies at 49

Death
1979

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic

Event
1979

Snow falls in Sahara Desert

Event
1979

Pres Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh

Event
1979

Miniseries "Roots: Next Generations" premieres on ABC TV

Event
1979

-52øF (-47øC), Old Forge, New York (state record)

Event
1979

NASA launches space vehicle S-202

Event
1979

Julia Greville, Perth Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1980

Billy Wyman said he will leave Rolling Stones in 1983 (Sure!)

Event
1980

Gale Robbins, actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Mr Hex), dies at 58

Death
1980

Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canada's elections

Event
1980

Alison Rachel Fitch, Hamilton NZ, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1982

Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ detective writer/producer, dies at 82

Death