On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 2007

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing over 100, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escapes uninjured.

Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Prime Minister
Benazir Bhutto

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Coren, English writer and satirist (b. 1938)
  • Kumiko Ida, Japanese classical pianist, dies of meningitis at 38
  • Lucky Dube, South African reggae musician, dies at 43
  • Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (b. 1915)
  • William J. Crowe, American admiral and ambassador (b. 1925)
2007 Highlights

About October 18, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra