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 This day in History - September 18
367 Historic Events for September 18
1944

Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (1933-39), dies at 75

Death
1944

Hubert Ahaus, chaplin (Godsrijk), dies at 67

Death
1944

Paul Gr„bner, German SS-captain, dies in battle in Arnhem

Death
1944

Peter Waddy, British major 1st Para Brigade, dies in battle in Arnhem

Death
1944

British submarine Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru: 5,600 killed

Event
1944

Eindhoven free (Lightly Day)

Event
1944

US 266th division occupiers Brest Bretagne

Event
1945

1000 whites walk out of Gary Ind schools to protest integration

Event
1946

Alan "Bam" King, rocker

Birth
1946

Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1947

USAF (US Air Force) forms

Event
1947

Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)

Birth
1947

National Security Act, passes

Event
1948

"Hilarities (of 1949)" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 14 perfs

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1948

Ralph J Bunche confirmed as acting UN mediator in Palestine

Event
1948

Communist Madiun-uprising in Dutch Indies (Muso/Sjarifudin)

Event
1949

Frank Morgan, actor (Annie Get Your Gun, Wizard of Oz), dies at 59

Death
1949

Theodor Z”ckler, German theologist (Jodenzending), dies at 82

Death
1949

Jim McCrery, (Rep-R-Louisiana)

Birth
1949

Kerry Livgren, Kansas, rock guitarist (Kansas)

Birth
1949

Baseball major league record 4 grand slams hit

Event
1950

Helene Weijel, author (In the Street Without a Coat)

Birth
1950

Mike Hossack, Patterson NJ, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)

Birth
1950

Nakagawa Soen, Zen teacher, receives dharma transmission

Event
1951

John Douglas Cockcroft, physicist, dies

Death