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 This day in History - April 18
162 Historic Events for April 18
1969

Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund

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1969

Vladimir Tsyplakov, Inta Rus, NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998)

Birth
1970

Vladimir Antipin, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)

Birth
1970

Carl Simpson, NFL defensive tackle (Chic Bears)

Birth
1970

William Roaf, NFL tackle (NO Saints)

Birth
1970

Francois Leroux, Ste-adele, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)

Birth
1970

Peter Giles, London Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-96)

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1970

Heike Friedrich, East Germany swimmer (world record 200m)

Birth
1971

Kerry Lynn Kemper, Miss Nebraska USA (1996)

Birth
1971

Gavaskar makes 220 in 2nd inning v WI after 124 in 1st

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1971

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Golf Classic

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1971

Dan Kordic, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)

Birth
1971

Oleg Petrov, Moscow Rus, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)

Birth
1972

"Lost in the Stars" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 39 performances

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1972

Jeff Traversy, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)

Birth
1973

James "Jamie" Koven, Morristown NJ, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)

Birth
1973

Haile Gebresleassie, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1973

Derrick Brooks, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth
1974

Red Brigade kidnaps Italian attorney general Mario Sossi

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1975

John Lennon releases "Stand by Me"

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1976

Melissa Joan Hart, Sayville NY, actress (Clarissa, Sabrina)

Birth
1976

Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten- Ping Golf Open

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1976

30th Tony Awards: Travesties and Chorus Line win

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1977

Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Cristofer for "Shadow Box"

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1977

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Side by Side" premieres in NYC

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