July 18 in History
What happened on July 18 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 18 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 18 in history.?>
In Buenos Aires, a massive car bomb kills 96 people.
New Zealand and Australia announce they will pull their troops out of Vietnam.
The German Me-262, the first jet-propelled aircraft to fly in combat, makes its first flight.
General Francisco Franco of Spain revolts against the Republican government, starting the Spanish Civil War.
Ethiopian King Haile Selassie urges his countrymen to fight to the last man against the invading Italian army.
Inventor Thomas Edison records the human voice for the first time.
The Ballot Act is passed in Great Britain, providing for secret election ballots.
Union and Confederate troops skirmish at Blackburn’s Ford, Virginia, in a prelude to the Battle of Bull Run.
Uruguay adopts a liberal constitution.
Great Britain signs the Treaty of Orebro, making peace with Russia and Sweden.
Robespierre, a deputy from Arras, France, decides to back the French Revolution.