October 18, 2013 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria

Deaths in History

  • Bill Young, American politician, dies from complications from a back injury at 82
  • Tom Foley, American politician (Rep-D, 1965-1995) and speaker of the house (1989-95), dies from complications from a stroke at 84