18 June

18 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 18th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 18th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Sustainable Gastronomy Day
  • National Splurge Day
  • International Picnic Day
  • National Go Fishing Day
  • International Panic Day
  • International Sushi Day
  • Clean Your Aquarium Day
  • National Cherry Tart Day
  • Autistic Pride Day
  • World Juggling Day

Historic Events

1993: “A Sudanese Christian, who was judged by a Sharia court (based on Islamic law) for drinking alcohol, is whipped 20 times.” SUDAN. Khartoum. 1993 [A. Abbas]

“A Sudanese Christian, who was judged by a Sharia court (based on Islamic law) for drinking alcohol, is whipped 20 times.” SUDAN. Khartoum. 1993 [A. Abbas]

1979: President Jimmy Carter and Leonid Brezhnev sign the Salt II pact to limit nuclear arms in 1979.

1935: German Calvary practices firing standing on their horses during a training exercise. Berlin 1935

German Calvary practices firing standing on their horses during a training exercise. Berlin 1935

1929: Amelia Earhart completes the flight from Newfoundland to Wales, becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger in 1929.

1918: Italian soldiers captured in their trench by Austro-Hungarians during their Piave offensive, WW1, June 18, 1918

Italian soldiers captured in their trench by Austro-Hungarians during their Piave offensive, WW1, June 18, 1918

1915 – A French pilot made an emergency landing in the friendly territory after a failed attempt to attack a German Zeppelin hangar near Brussels, Belgium. Soldiers are climbing up the tree where the biplane has landed.

1915 – A French pilot made an emergency landing in the friendly territory after a failed attempt to attack a German Zeppelin hangar near Brussels, Belgium. Soldiers are climbing up the tree where the biplane has landed.

1895: The Hand Of Mrs. Wilhelm Röntgen, 1895 Würzburg Germany.

The Hand Of Mrs. Wilhelm Röntgen, 1895 Würzburg Germany.

1856: Henry David Thoreau an American essayist, poet, and philosopher 18 June 1856.

Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher on 18 June 1856.

1815: Napoleon suffers a shattering defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul McCartney was born.
  • Richard Madden was born.
  • Blake Shelton was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • XXXTentacion died.
  • Rani Lakshmi Bai died.
  • Milkha Singh died.

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