18 December in History : Major Events

18 December - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history December 18 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 18 December:

1994"Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 8 performances.
1994Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges.
1994Norman, Couples and Azinger wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Golf Challenge.
1996Start of 1st Test Cricket match between Zimbabwe and England.
200930,000 Phillipine people remain in temporary shelter as scientists predict the Mount Mayon volcano will erupt in the coming weeks.
2010Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is granted temporary powers to pass laws by decree, negating any required review or support from the National Assembly.
2011During the 40th anniversary of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, a bomb kills one person and clashes break out between security and opposition protesters.
2012United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II attends a meeting of the Cabinet for the first time, receiving a gift honoring her Diamond Jubilee; this was first time a Cabinet meeting was attended by a British monarch since the reign of Queen Victoria.
2013In the U.S., two winners are believed to have won the Mega Millions lottery; they will share a jackpot of $636 million.
2014The E.U. extends sanctions against Russia by banning oil and gas exploration, cruise ship activity, and investment in Russian-annexed Crimea, the annexation is considered illegitimate by E.U. member nations.

List of famous people who born on 18 December:

1946Steve Biko / Activist / South Africa
1963Pierre Nkurunziza / Politician / Burundi
1970Giannis Ploutarhos / Singer / Greece
1970Jonathan Yeo / Painter / United Kingdom
1974Peter Boulware / Politician / United States of America
1948Laurent Voulzy / Writer / United Kingdom
1929Józef Glemp / Cardinal / Poland
1952John Leventhal / Writer / United States of America
1964Don Beebe / Footballer / United States of America
1927Roméo LeBlanc / Politician / Canada
1988Brianne Theisen-Eaton / Heptathlete / Canada
1954Willi Wülbeck / Runner / Germany
1969Justin Edinburgh / Footballer / United Kingdom
1992Ryan Crouser / Shot Putter / United States of America
1897Fletcher Henderson / Composer / United States of America
1975Randy Houser / Writer / United States of America
1955Bogusław Mamiński / Runner / Poland
1929Gino Cimoli / Baseball Player / United States of America
1849Henrietta Edwards / Author / Canada
1961Leila Steinberg / Poet / United States of America
1927Ramsey Clark / Politician / United States of America
1986Bill Stull / Footballer / United States of America
1941Wadada Leo Smith / Composer / United States of America
1910Abe Burrows / Author / United States of America
1968Alejandro Sanz / Singer / Spain
1934Boris Volynov / Engineer / Russia
1928Harold Land / Saxophonist / United States of America
1971Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Tennis Player / Spain
1800James Watney / Business Man / United Kingdom
1884Emil Starkenstein / Pharmacologist / Czech Republic

List of famous Indian people who born on 18 December:

1986Richa Chadha / Actress / India
1955Vijay Mallya / Politician / India
1924Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkata / Lawyer / India
1977Shruti Seth / Actress / India
1887Bhikhari Thakur / Actor / India
1971Barkha Dutt / Journalist / India

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