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 This day in History - July 18
389 Historic Events for July 18
1939

Dion DiMucci, Bronx, rocker (Dion and Belmonts-Teenager in Love)

Birth
1939

Hunter Thompson, Louisville Ky, writer (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

Birth
1940

Democratic Convention nominates FDR for a 3rd term

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1940

Joseph Torre, outfield/manager (Braves, Mets, 1971 NL MVP)

Birth
1940

James Brolin, LA Calif, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel)

Birth
1940

British govt signs Bruma law under Japanese pressure

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1940

1st successful helicopter flight, Stratford, Ct

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1941

SS drowns 40 Jews in Dvina River, Belorussia

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1941

Jack Jersey, [de Nijs], Indonesian/Dutch singer/producer

Birth
1941

Martha Reeves, Detroit Mich, singer (and Vandellas-Dancing in St)

Birth
1941

Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80

Death
1941

Marcia Jones Smoke, Okla, 500m kayak (Olympic-bronze-1964)

Birth
1941

Lonnie Mack, Aurora Indiana, rocker (Baby What's Wrong)

Birth
1942

Alexander EHAML, prince of the Belgians/son of Leopold III

Birth
1942

1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens

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1942

Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, 1st jet fighter, takes 1st flight

Event
1943

Calvin Peete, Detroit MI, PGA golfer (1979 Greater Milwaukee Open)

Birth
1943

Giants and Phillies strand record 30 baserunners, NY wins, 10-6

Event
1943

British assault on Catania Sicily

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1943

Bobby Sherman, Santa Monica Calif, singer (Shindig, Here Comes Brides)

Birth
1943

Robin McDonald, Scotland, rock guitarist (Billy J Kramer and Dakotas)

Birth
1944

David Hemery, English 400m-hurdler (Oly-gold-1968) [or 1948]

Birth
1944

Jonelle Allen, NYC, actress (Bessie-Palmerstown USA, Berringers)

Birth
1944

Arne Andersson runs world record 1 mile (4:01.6)

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1944

US troop march into St-L“

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