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 This day in History - June 18
398 Historic Events for June 18
1919

Edward Leadbitter, politician

Birth
1919

Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist

Birth
1920

Aster Berkhof, [Louis Van de Bergh], Flemish writer (Furious Christ)

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1920

Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)

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1921

Herman Baccaert, Flemish philological/writer (Kantkennis), dies at 37

Death
1921

Eduardo Acevedo D¡az, Uruguay writer (Nativa, Lanza y Sable), dies

Death
1922

Donald L Keene, NYC, Japanese translator/critic

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1922

John C Kapteyn, astronomer, dies at 71

Death
1923

Herman Krebbers, Dutch violist/concert master

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1924

George Mikan, NBA center (6-time all-pro)

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1924

Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop den Uyl

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1924

Pope Pius XI's encyclical Maximam gravissimamque

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1925

Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)

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1925

Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer

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1925

Rex Collings, writer/publisher

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1926

Patricia Hutchinson, British ambassador (Uruguay)

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1926

Tom Wicker, columnist (NY Times)

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1926

Theodor Lessing laid-off "because he is a Jew" in Hanover

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1927

Dennis Landau, CEO (Cooperative Wholesale Society)

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1927

John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher

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1927

Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)

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1927

Simeon Pironkov, composer

Birth
1927

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000 m: 5:24.6

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1928

Roald E G Amundsen, Norwegian pole explorer, dies

Death
1928

Maggie McNamara, NYC, actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal)

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