On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The First Balkan War breaks out, with Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece opposed to Turkey

Declaration of WarItalo-Turkish War

The Treaty of Lausanne ends the Italo-Turkish War; Italy annexes Libya
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Italian airships bomb Turkish positions. The Italo-Turkish War was the first conflict to feature aerial bombardment.
Italian airships bomb Turkish positions. The Italo-Turkish War was the first conflict to feature aerial bombardment.