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October 18th is the 291st day of the year (292nd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about October 18th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 18th
1919 Pierre Trudeau (Canadian Prime Minister 1968-1979, 1980-1984)
1921 Jesse Helms (US senator 1973-2003)
1926 Chuck Berry (singer, guitarist)
1926 Klaus Kinski (actor)
1927 George C. Scott (actor)
1929 Violeta Chamorro (Nicaraguan politician)
1939 Lee Harvey Oswald (assassin of US President John F. Kennedy)
1939 Mike Ditka (American football player, coach, TV commentator)
1950 Om Puri (actor)
1956 Martina Navratilova (tennis player)
1960 Jean-Claude Van Damme (actor)
1974 Robbie Savage (soccer player)
1978 Mike Tindall (rugby player)
1987 Zac Efron (singer, actor)
1990 Bristol Palin (author)
October 18th in History
1867 USA takes possession of Alaska from Russia after purchasing it for $7.2 million.
1898 USA takes possession of Puerto Rico from Spain
1922 British Broadcasting Company (BBC) founded.
1954 Texas Instruments announces the world's first transistor radio.
2013 Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the United Nations Security Council.
October 18th is also
Alaska Day (Alaska)
People born on October 18th are Libra
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