What Happened on October 18, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2
  • Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Stanley, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 87
  • 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