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 This day in History - July 18
389 Historic Events for July 18
1972

Egypt president Sadat throws 20,000 Russian military aids out

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1972

Bernard Williams, NFL tackle (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1972

Mike Procter 8-73 with hat-trick, plus 51 and 102, Gloucs v Essex

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1973

Jack Hawkins, actor (Ben Hur, Ben-Four Just Men), dies at 62

Death
1974

World's tallest structure, 646-m Polish radio mast, completed

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1974

Derek Anderson, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Birth
1974

US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

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1975

Jury can't decide on trial of Dave Forbes of Boston Bruins (1st athlete indicted for excessive violence during play)

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1975

Federico Ghisi, composer, dies at 74

Death
1976

Judy Rankin wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic

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1976

"Something's Afoot" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 61 performances

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1976

Thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut

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1976

Stockhausens "Sirius," premieres in NYC

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1976

Lucien van Impe wins Tour de France

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1977

Vietnam becomes member of UN

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1977

Hugh Leonard's "Da," premieres in London

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1978

Billy Martin suspends Reggie Jackson for not bunting

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1978

Egyptian and Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks

Event
1979

USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1979

Gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London

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1979

Julie Gulbrandsen, Miss Arizona Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1980

Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies

Death
1980

Rohini 1, 1st Indian satellite, launches into orbit

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1980

Quett Masire installed as president of Botswana

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1980

Federal court voids Selective Service Act as it doesn't include women

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