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 This day in History - August 18
376 Historic Events for August 18
1908

Edgar Faure, thriller writer/PM of France (1952, 52-56)

Birth
1908

Milan Ristic, composer

Birth
1909

Miliza Korjus, Warsaw Poland, actress (Great Waltz)

Birth
1910

Herman Berlinski, composer

Birth
1910

Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor

Birth
1914

-20] Belgian army withdraws to Antwerp

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1914

Pres Wilson issues "Proclamation of Neutrality"

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1914

French troops under general Dubail occupy Sarrebourg

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1915

Max Lanier, baseball player

Birth
1915

Braves Field opens in Boston to see Braves beat Cards 3-1

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1915

Tevfik Fikret, Turkish poet (Rbƒb-i Sjikeste), dies at 47

Death
1916

Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36

Death
1916

Elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo)

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1916

Moura Lympany, Saltash England, pianist (OBE-1979)

Birth
1917

Casper Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense (1981-87)

Birth
1917

Dutch Naval Air Force forms (MLD)

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1918

Elsa Morante, writer

Birth
1919

Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)

Birth
1919

Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois

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1920

1st class debut of Walter Hammond

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1920

Tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right

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1920

Bob Kennedy, baseball player

Birth
1920

[Thomas] Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper (1950's)

Birth
1922

Shelley Winters, [Schrift], St Louis Mo, actress (Poseidon Adventure)

Birth
1922

Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister

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