On This Day in History for June 18 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 117 of 117

  • 1988 Jeff Hamilton, hits 8,000th Dodger home run
  • 1989 Comet Churyunov-Gerasimenko at perihelion

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1991 Boris Yeltsin, President of Russia, arrives in US

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • 1991 Mud storm in Antofagasta Chile, kills 80
  • 1993 Toru Takemitsu's "Archipelago" premieres in Aldeburgh England
  • 1994 Gay Games open in NYC

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1996 Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts.

Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist
Ted Kaczynski
  • 2001 Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India.
  • 2003 Google launches AdSense, a program that enables website publishers to serve ads targeted to the specific content of their individual web pages, many of which like HistoryOrb.com go on to start their own publishing businesses
  • 2006 The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.
  • 2012 15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq
  • 2013 31 people are killed and 60 are injured by two suicide bombings in al-Qahira, Baghdad
  • 2013 27 people are killed and 30 are injured by a suicide bomb in Sher Garh, Pakistan
  • 2013 Russia passes a law banning foreign same-sex couples from adopting children

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2015 Pope Francis blames human selfishness for global warming in his encyclical, named "Laudato Si (Be Praised), On the Care of Our Common Home"

Pope Francis
  • 2015 18 vigilantes are killed & 53 are injured after an accidental detonation of an explosive device in Monguno, Nigeria
  • 2016 Soyuz capsule returns to Earth 1st British International Space Station astronaut Tim Peake, Russian Yuri Malenchenko and American Timothy Kopra after 186 days

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 101 of 101

  • 2006 Countess Zaria of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg

Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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