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Family Events on October 18
Year Event
1216 Date of Passing for John Plantagenet of England
1751 Birth Date of John Goodwin
1775 Birth Date of Nathaniel Wade
Passage of the Day
1 Finally, brothers and sisters, pray for us that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified, just as it was also with you; 2 and that we will be rescued from troublesome and evil people; for not all have the faith. - II Thessalonians 3:1-2 View II Thessalonians 3
Quotes of the Day
"Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse." - Winston Churchill
"There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous." - Benjamin Franklin
"Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business." - Winston Churchill
This Day In History...
Year Event
1900 Count Bernhard von Bülow becomes chancellor of Germany. 1901–present[edit]
1912 First Balkan War: King Peter I of Serbia issues a declaration "To the Serbian People", as his country joins the war.
1914 The Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement is founded in Germany.
1921 The Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic is formed as part of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.
1922 The British Broadcasting Company (later Corporation) is founded by a consortium, to establish a nationwide network of radio transmitters to provide a national broadcasting service.
1929 The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council overrules the Supreme Court of Canada in Edwards v. Canada when it declares that women are considered "Persons" under Canadian law.
1944 World War II: Soviet Union begins the liberation of Czechoslovakia from Nazi Germany.
1944 World War II: The state funeral of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel takes place in Ulm, Germany.
1945 The USSR's nuclear program receives plans for the United States plutonium bomb from Klaus Fuchs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
1945 A group of the Venezuelan Armed Forces, led by Mario Vargas, Marcos Pérez Jiménez and Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, stages a coup d'état against president Isaías Medina Angarita, who is overthrown by the end of the day.
1945 Argentine military officer and politician Juan Perón marries actress Eva Duarte.
1954 Texas Instruments announces the first transistor radio.
1963 Félicette, a black and white female Parisian stray cat, becomes the first cat launched into space.
1967 The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
1977 German Autumn: a set of events revolving around the kidnapping of Hanns Martin Schleyer and the hijacking of a Lufthansa flight by the Red Army Faction (RAF) comes to an end when Schleyer is murdered and various RAF members allegedly commit suicide.
1979 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) begins allowing people to have home satellite earth stations without a federal government license.
1991 The Supreme Council of Azerbaijan adopts a declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
2003 Bolivian gas conflict: Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.
2007 Karachi bombing: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is uninjured.
2019 NASA Astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch take part in the first all-female spacewalk when they venture out of the International Space Station to replace a power controller.