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 This day in History - August 18
376 Historic Events for August 18
1943

Martin Mull, Chic Ill, actor/comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial)

Birth
1943

Sarah Dash, Trenton NJ, rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle and Bluebirds)

Birth
1943

Otto Skorzeny's Heinkel-111 shot down at Sardinia

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1943

Final convoy of Jews from Salonika Greece arrive at Auschwitz

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1943

Carl Hubbell wins his 253rd and final game, all with Giants

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1943

Hans Jeschonnek, German air force general/chief-staff, commits suicide

Death
1944

Carl Wayne, rocker (Move)

Birth
1944

Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers

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1944

Ernst "Teddy" Th„lmann, leader of German KPD, dies

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1944

US 20th Army corp conquers Chartres

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1944

Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87

Death
1944

US 15th Army corp reaches Mantes-Gassicourt near Paris

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1945

Nona Hendryx, Trenton NJ, rocker (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade)

Birth
1945

Scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds and Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off

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1945

Barbara Harris, US singer (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)

Birth
1946

Golf Writers Associaton of America forms

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1947

Naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300

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1948

Carol O'Neal, playmate (July, 1972)

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1948

Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesia, All-England tennis champ

Birth
1949

Ralph Flanagan and his orch records "You're Breaking My Heart"

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1949

Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49

Death
1949

Hungary adopts constitution

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1949

Nigel Griggs, rocker (Split Enz)

Birth
1950

Candice Earley, Ft Hood TX, actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children)

Birth
1950

Julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered

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