October 18

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 18. From 1900 until now. October 18 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Zac Efron (1987), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960) and Catherine Ringer (1957). Several movies were released around October 18 over the years, such as Rebel Without a Cause in 1955 directed by Nicholas Ray and Saturday Night and Sunday Morning in 1960 directed by Karel Reisz.
But much more happened on October 18 over the years: find out below

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Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States of America

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

Country: United States of America

Way for a Sailor

Way for a Sailor

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: John Gilbert, Wallace Beery, Jim Tully, Leila Hyams

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Alexander Carr

Country: United States of America

My Mother's Castle

My Mother's Castle

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 18?


Holidays

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day

Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan: Afghan general and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq Achakzai is assassinated by one of his bodyguards during a high-level meeting inside the governor's compound with U.S. general Austin S. Miller. Gen. Miller escaped unharmed according to officials while the governor was critically injured. The Taliban claims responsibility. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Syrian Republican Guard major general Issam Zahreddine, known for leading battles against the rebels in Homs and Aleppo, is killed by a landmine in Deir ez-Zor, according to Syrian media. (Al Arabiya)
  • 2016 War in Somalia: Somali police say at least seven are dead after clashes as Somali and African Union troops pushed back al-Shabab extremists from Afgooye, a town near Mogadishu. (AP)
  • 2015 The Israeli military evacuated dozens of Jewish worshippers who were surrounded by Palestinians after entering Joseph's Tomb compound in Nablus, which was recently torched by Palestinians. The area is under full Palestinian control but Jewish prayer is permitted there when coordinated with authorities. The military said Sunday's visit was not, and the worshippers had no permit. (AP), (New Delhi Television)
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Never Go Back by Lee Child

Never Go Back

Year: 2013

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Never go back—but Jack Reacher does, and the past finally catches up with him. . . . Never Go Back is a novel of action-charged suspense starring “one of the best thriller characters at …

Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter

Ship of Fools

Year: 1962

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The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests.

Tracks by Louise Erdrich

Tracks

Year: 1988

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Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and

The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett

The Man From St. Petersburg

Year: 1982

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His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

The Murder Of King Tut by James Patterson and Martin Dugard

The Murder Of King Tut

Year: 2009

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A secret buried for centuriesThrust onto Egypt's most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset.

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