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 This day in History - June 18
398 Historic Events for June 18
1975

Faisal Ibn Mussed Abdul Aziz, Saudi prince, beheaded in Riyadh shopping center parking lot for killing his uncle the king

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1975

Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs in a Red Sox 15-1 victory over Tigers

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1975

NBC News and Information Service (24 hr news) premieres on radio

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1976

A Joseph William Turner watercolor auctioned for œ340,000

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1976

Bowie Kuhn voids A's sales, totaling $35 million, of Joe Rudi and Rollie Fingers to Red Sox, and Vida Blue to Yankees

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1976

St Louis Cards Lou Brock and Hector Cruz hit inside-the-park HRs

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1977

Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

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1977

Space Shuttle test model "Enterprise" carries a crew aloft for 1st time, It was fixed to a modified Boeing 747

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1977

Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson get into a dug out altercation

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1978

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic

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1978

78th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 285 at Cherry Hill CC in Denver

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1978

Victor de la Torre wins Peru election

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1979

US Pres Carter and Soviet Pres Leonid Brezhnev sign SALT II treaty

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1979

Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset

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1979

Pres Carter and Leonid I Brezhnev sign SALT 2 treaty

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1979

Billy Martin becomes Yankee manager (2nd time), replacing Bob Lemon

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1980

Mrs Shakuntala Devi mentally multiplies 2 13-digit #s in 28 sec

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1980

Dutch 2nd Chamber joins oil boycott of South Africa

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1980

"Blues Brothers" with Dan Akwoyd and John Belushi premieres

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1981

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart retires (replaced by Sandra Day O'Connor, 1st woman on high court)

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1981

Test cricket debut of Terry Alderman, v England at Trent Bridge

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1981

Kimberley Ann Smith, of NC, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss

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1981

Vaccine to prevent hoof and mouth disease announced

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1982

Djuna Barnes, writer, dies

Death
1982

John Cheever, Pulitzer prize winning author, dies at 70 in Ossining

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