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Importance of 18th June in History

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

1983
Sally Ride became the first American woman in space as she began a six day mission on space shuttle Challenger.
United States
1979
US President Jimmy Carter and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty in Vienna, Austria
1959
Death of Ethel Barrymore, award-winning American actress
United States
1958
Death of Douglas Jardine, cricketer
Great Britain
1942
Birth of Sir Paul McCartney, Beatle
Great Britain
1936
Death of Maxim Gorky, Russian writer.
Russian Federation
1928
Death of Roald Amundsen, Norwegian polar explorer .
Norway
1928
American aviator Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
United States
1913
Birth of Sammy Cahn, lyricist for many Frank Sinatra hits including 3 Coins in a Fountain and Come Fly with Me.
United States
1908
Birth of Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician and parliamentary procedures expert.
Canada
1902
Death of Samuel Butler, writer
Great Britain
1873
Susan B Anthony fined $100 for attempting to vote in the Presidential election of 1872.
United States
1858
Charles Darwin received a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that made virtually the same conclusions about evolution as himself.
Great Britain
1845
Birth of Alphonse Laveran, Nobel Laureate, discovered cause of malaria.
France
1835
Death of William Cobbett
Great Britain
1815
Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena
France
1815
Battle of Waterloo
Great Britain
1812
United States declared war on Britain
United States
1767
Samuel Wallis becomes the first European to sight and visit Tahiti
Great Britain
1643
Battle of Chalgrove Field
Great Britain
1464
Death of Rogier ven der Weyden, painter
Netherlands
1429
Defeat of English by Joan of Arc at Patay
Great Britain
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