Today in History, English
Today in History, English

81421July 18Event1984 – The dismembered body of Swedish prostitute Catrine da Costa is found in Stockholm, the findings later led to a trial that ended in a mistrial for two accused doctors.
81422July 18Event1986 – A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station's helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.
81423July 18Event1992 – The ten victims of the La Cantuta massacre disappear from their university in Lima.
81424July 18Event1994 – The bombing of the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (Argentine Jewish Community Center) in Buenos Aires kills 85 people (mostly Jewish) and injures 300.
81425July 18Event1994 – Rwandan Genocide: The Rwandan Patriotic Front takes control of Gisenyi and north western Rwanda, forcing the interim government into Zaire and ending the genocide.
81426July 18Event1995 – On the Caribbean island of Montserrat, the Soufrière Hills volcano erupts. Over the course of several years, it devastates the island, destroying the capital and forcing most of the population to flee.
81427July 18Event1995 – Dreaming of You by Selena, released posthumously, became the best-selling Latin album in the United States. It was noted by Billboard magazine as a "historic event" for Latin music.
81428July 18Event1996 – Storms provoke severe flooding on the Saguenay River, beginning one of Quebec's costliest natural disasters ever: The Saguenay Flood.
81429July 18Event1996 – Battle of Mullaitivu: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam capture the Sri Lanka Army's base, killing over 1200 soldiers.
81430July 18Event2012 – At least seven people are killed and 32 others are injured after a bomb explodes on an Israeli tour bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria.
81431July 18Event2013 – The Government of Detroit, with up to $20 billion in debt, files for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
81432July 18Birth1439 – John V, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (d. 1507)
81433July 18Birth1501 – Isabella of Austria (d. 1526)
81434July 18Birth1504 – Heinrich Bullinger, Swiss pastor and reformer (d. 1575)
81435July 18Birth1552 – Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1612)
81436July 18Birth1634 – Johannes Camphuys, Dutch politician, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1695)
81437July 18Birth1659 – Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (d. 1743)
81438July 18Birth1670 – Giovanni Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer (d. 1747)
81439July 18Birth1718 – Saverio Bettinelli, Italian poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1808)
81440July 18Birth1720 – Gilbert White, English ornithologist and ecologist (d. 1793)
81441July 18Birth1724 – Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (d. 1780)
81442July 18Birth1797 – Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher and academic (d. 1879)
81443July 18Birth1811 – William Makepeace Thackeray, English author and poet (d. 1863)
81444July 18Birth1818 – Louis Gerhard De Geer, Swedish lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1896)
81445July 18Birth1821 – Pauline Viardot, French soprano and composer (d. 1910)
81446July 18Birth1837 – Vasil Levski, Bulgarian priest and activist (d. 1873)
81447July 18Birth1845 – Tristan Corbière, French poet (d. 1875)
81448July 18Birth1848 – W. G. Grace, English cricketer and physician (d. 1915)
81449July 18Birth1853 – Hendrik Lorentz, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1928)
81450July 18Birth1864 – Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden, English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1937)

* Görseller ve İçerik tekif hakkına sahip olabilir