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 This day in History - September 18
367 Historic Events for September 18
1983

New Orleans Saints 1st OT victory; beating Chic Bears 34-31

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1983

George Meegen completes 2,426d (19K mi) walk across Western Hemisphere

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1984

Tigers clinch AL East championship (spent all year in 1st place)

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1984

Tim Raines is 1st player with 4 consecutive 70-stolen-base seasons

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1984

Joe Kittinger completes 1st solo balloon crossing of Atlantic

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1985

"Song and Dance" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 474 performances

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1985

BBC Radio reports prime # 2^216091-1 found in Houston

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1986

David Boon's 3rd Test cricket century, 122 v India at Madras

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1987

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1987

Detroit Tiger Darrell Evans is 1st 40 year old to hit 30 HRs

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1987

US and Russia sign accord to remove mid range missiles

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1988

Coup in Haiti

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1988

Juli Inkster wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

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1988

Burma suspends its constitution

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1989

Hurricane Hugo causes extensive damage in Puerto Rico

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1990

Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics

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1990

500 lb 6' Hershey Kiss is displayed at 1 Times Square, NYC

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1991

Robert Helmick resigns as pres of US Olympic Committee

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1991

Space shuttle STS 48 (Discovery 14) lands

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1991

John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians

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1991

NCAA places Tenn on 2 yrs probation for football recruting violations

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1993

Kimberly Clarice Aiken (SC), 18, crowned 67th Miss America 1994

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1993

LA Mighty Ducks play their 1st NHL pre-season game against Penguins

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1993

Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, and Yanks rally to beat Boston 4-3

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1994

Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, dies at 44

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