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 This day in History - August 18
376 Historic Events for August 18
1990

Raf Reymen, Flemish actor, dies

Death
1990

B F Skinner, psychologist (Skinner Box), dies of Leukemia at 86

Death
1991

Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies

Death
1991

Pan Am games closes in Havana

Event
1991

Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic

Event
1991

Hurricane Bob hits NC with 115 MPH wind

Event
1992

"Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 perfs

Event
1992

John Stuges, director (Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82

Death
1992

Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies

Death
1993

Alf Bold, German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47

Death
1993

Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern Switz, destroyed by fire

Event
1994

John Beavan, newspaper Editor, dies at 84

Death
1994

Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, chromatographer, dies at 79

Death
1994

Judy Ann Scott-Fox, agent, dies at 56

Death
1994

Henri Calef, Bulgarian/French director (J‚richo), dies

Death
1994

Gottlob Frick, singer, dies at 88

Death
1994

Jimi Hendrix's guitar sells for Ÿ150.000

Event
1994

5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171

Event
1995

Cards reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save

Event
1995

James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Otley), dies at 66

Death
1995

Sylvester Louis Adams, murderer, dies at 39

Death
1996

Geoffrey Dearmer, poet, dies at 103

Death
1996

Hugo Gabriel Gryn, rabbi, dies at 66

Death
1996

Record 6,654 tap at Macy's Tap-o-mania in NYC

Event
1996

Emilee Klein wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open

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