On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Storms provoke severe flooding on the Saguenay River, beginning one of Qu├ębec's costliest natural disasters ever
  • The UN approves an Iraqi aid distribution plan, a major step forward in the direction of allowing Iraq to sell oil under Resolution 986

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Fellner, bookseller, dies at 71