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 This day in History - May 18
398 Historic Events for May 18
1939

Patrick Cormack, MP

Birth
1939

Glen Hardin, Texas, rocker (Crickets)

Birth
1940

German troops conquer Brussels

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1940

Pat Trimborn, cricket pace bowler (South African in 4 Tests 1966-70)

Birth
1940

A Marshall Stoneham, FRS, physicist

Birth
1941

Italian army under general Aosta surrenders to Britain in Ethiopia

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1941

An Egyptian steamer sinks

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1941

M S Longair, astronomer

Birth
1941

Diane McBain, Cleve Ohio, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass)

Birth
1941

Jewish veterans honor their dead

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1942

Marquess of Reading

Birth
1942

N P (Nobby) Stiles, footballer

Birth
1942

Keith Hellawell, Chief Constable (West Yorkshire)

Birth
1942

Rodney Dillard, rocker (Glittergrass)

Birth
1942

NYC ends night baseball games for rest of WW II

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1942

Albert Hammond, rocker

Birth
1943

Allied bombers attack Pantelleria in the Mediterranean Sea

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1944

Polish 2nd Army corps captures convent of Monte Cassino Italy

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1944

Expulsion of more than 200,000 Tartars from Crimea by Soviet Union begins, they are accused of collaborating with the Germans

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1944

Peter Ryan, British national director (Police Training)

Birth
1945

Maarten van Traa, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1945

John Richard Patterson, businessman

Birth
1945

Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, cricketer (brilliant Indian leggie 1964-79)

Birth
1945

Tigers and A's both have 7 straight games postponed due to rain

Event
1946

George Alexander, rocker

Birth