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 This day in History - July 18
389 Historic Events for July 18
1980

Failed attack on Iran ex-premier Bakhtiar in Neuilly France

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1980

Billy Joel's Glass Houses album tops charts

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1981

Part of Hyatt Regency Hotel KC caves in (113 killed)

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1981

Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87

Death
1981

Poland communist party selects ex-party leader Edward Gierek

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1982

111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon

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1982

"Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 perfs

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1982

Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic

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1983

Despite being in 1st place in NL East, Phils fire manager Pat Corrales

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1984

Walter F Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in SF

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1984

James Huberty kills 21 McDonald's patrons in San Ysidro Calif

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1984

James Oliver Huberty, shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds

Death
1985

USSR performs underground nuclear Test

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1986

115th British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 280 at Turnberry Scotld

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1986

Royals announce manager Dick Howser, 50, has a brain tumor

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1986

Stanley Rous, British soccer official, dies at 91

Death
1986

Videotapes released showing Titanic's sinksen remains

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1987

Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer, dies at 87

Death
1987

NY Yanks Don Mattingly ties record of HRs in 8 cons games

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1987

Molly Yard elected new pres of Natl Org for Women

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1988

Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43

Death
1988

Shooting begins on "License to Kill"

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1988

Abu Nidal terrorists kill 9 on City of Poros cruise ship

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1989

Rebecca Schaeffer, actress (My Sister Sam), is shot by a fan at 21

Death
1989

Donnie Moore, pitcher (Angels), shoots himself at 35

Death