Historical Events for 18th June 2024

1894 – Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate
1898 – Steel Pier, 1st amusement pier opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey
1943 – SS Police in Amsterdam sentence 12 resistance fighters to death for the fire-bombing at the census records bureau in March
1944 – Farewell concert of conductor Willem Mengelberg in Paris, France
1948 – National Security Council authorizes covert operations for 1st time
1949 – “Along Fifth Avenue” closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
1955 – “3 for Tonight” closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances
1982 – Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote
2019 – England cricket captain Eoin Morgan smashes a ODI world record 17 sixes against Afghanistan in his side’s 150-run World Cup victory at Old Trafford; Morgan, 148 from 71 balls
2022 – Attacks in Oromia, western Ethiopia, targeting the Amhara people leave a reported 250 dead, killed by Oromo rebels amid worsening ethnic conflict in the country

More Historical Events ยป

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.