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!
- 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
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]
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
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
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.
1856: Henry David Thoreau an American essayist, poet, and philosopher 18 June 1856.
1815: Napoleon suffers a shattering defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
- Paul McCartney was born.
- Richard Madden was born.
- Blake Shelton was born.
- XXXTentacion died.
- Rani Lakshmi Bai died.
- Milkha Singh died.