Historical Events on June 18, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Berlin International Film Festival: "The Wages of Fear" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • Egypt proclaimed a republic, General Neguib becomes president
  • Eugene Stephens is 1st to get 3 hits & Red Sox score 17 runs in 1 Inning (7th) Red Sox beat Detroit 23-3
  • USAF C124 Globemaster crashes near Tokyo killing 129 servicemen