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Know what happened on 18th July


Importance of 18th July in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 18th July special in the world history.

देश और दुनिया के इतिहास में 18 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण हैं, इनमें से ये प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1872 में ब्रिटेन में गुप्त मतदान प्रक्रिया की शुरुआत हुई।
  • 1918 में नोबेल पुरस्कार से सम्मानित दक्षिण अफ्रीका के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति नेल्सन मंडेला का जन्मदिन।
  • 1927 में गजल सम्राट मेहदी हसन का जन्मदिन।
  • 1943 में ब्रिटिश सेना ने इटली के कटानिया शहर पर हमला किया।
  • 1947 में भारतीय स्वाधीनता अधिनियम अधिनियम को शाही स्वीकृति मिली।
  • 2002 में तेल अवीव में बम विस्फोट में 6 मरे, 40 घायल।
  • 2012 में भारतीय फिल्मों के सुपरस्टार राजेश खन्ना का निधन उनके बंगले आशीर्वाद में हो गया।

1998
A 23-foot tidal wave in Papua New Guinea killed nearly 3,000 people .
Papua New Guinea
1989
Death of Rebecca Schaeffer, American actress, shot to death at home by a crazed fan. As a result, California passed the first US anti-stalking law
United States
1988
Death of Nico, German singer, model and actress, closely associated with Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground.
Germany
1969
A car driven by US Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts. Passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, former secretary to Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was killed
United States
1968
Intel was founded in Santa Clara, California as ‘Integrated Electronics Corporation’.
United States
1936
Spanish Civil War starts
Spain
1934
King George V opens Mersey Tunnel
Great Britain
1925
Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf
Germany
1918
Birth of Nelson Mandela, civil rights activist and the first black President of South Africa.
South Africa
1872
Secret Ballot introduced in Britain
Great Britain
1848
Birth of W G Grace, cricketer
Great Britain
1817
Death of Jane Austen, author
Great Britain
1811
Birth of William Makepeace Thackeray, author
Great Britain
1659
Birth of Hyacinthe Rigaud, very successful French Baroque portrait artist
France
1635
Birth of Robert Hooke, physicist
Great Britain
1610
Death of Caravaggio, painter
Italy
1536
The authority of the Pope is declared void in England
Great Britain
1374
Death of Francesco Petrarch, poet
Italy
1290
Jews expelled from England by Edward I
Great Britain
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