October 18, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini orders mass executions to stop

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
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