According to Gregory calendar, on August 18, the day number in a year is 231 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 232. August 18 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 18 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1487After a four-month siege, the Catholic emperor won the city of Malaga with Muslims after a four-month siege.
1590On the third birthday of her granddaughter Virginia Dera, the English children born in the US, the present -day Northern Carolina, Ranoke Colony Governor John White, returned from England and found the settlement deserted.
1612Among the most famous in England's witch tests, the test of pendal witches began in Lancaster.
1708War of Spanish Succession: Minorca imprisoned by British forces.
1765Joseph II became the Holy Roman Emperor.
1783An unusually bright meteor procession over the Great Britain exploded overnight.
1800Fort William College was established by Lord Wellesley in Calcutta.
1800Governor General Lord Vallejali established Fort William College in Calcutta.
1838America's first naval expedition took place.
1846General Stephen W. Cairney's US forces captured Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1864American Civil War at the Battle of Globe Tavern, central forces attempted to replace the Weldon Railroad during the siege of Petersburg.
1877Asaf Hall discovered Phobos, larger than the Marstvo Moon, six days after Demos discovery, the second.
1891A storm killed Martineic, killing around 700 people, and injured at least 1,000 people, and destroyed houses, trees and gardens throughout the island.
1920The nineteenth amendment in the Constitution of the United States (author Elizabeth Caddy Stanton and Susan B. Anthony) was guaranteed women's franchise in the US.
1924France withdrew its troops from Germany.
1926The weather map was first broadcast on television.
1934Film director, lyricist and poet Gulzar was born.
1937After the success of Toyota Industries, Kichiro Toyoda, son of Toyota Industries original founder Saki Toyoda, founded the Toyota Motor Company in Japan.
1945He died due to a plane crash of Subhash Chandra Bose at Taihoku Airport, Taiwan.
1948Australia completed the 4–0 Ashes series win, which earned the then name of 'The Invital' to be the first Test cricket match to play England without losing a match.
1958Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel Lolita was published in the United States.
1963James Meredith is the first African American to finish a degree in political science from the University of Mississippi; He was also the first black student of the university.
1964South Africa was barred from participating in the Olympic Games. This ban was imposed due to the policies of the Government of Southern Africa.
1966Members of the Vietnam War-Members of the 6th Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment surrounded and attacked them all around with the Viet Congress Unit in the Long Tan battle, but they had to stop for several hours until the strength came.
1973Construction of the first FM Radio station in Boston, USA was approved.
1976North Korean troops killed two American soldiers in the jointcity area of ​​the Korean -dimilitary region, a 100 -foot (30 meter) chinar tree increased tension, which blocked the lines of the visions of the UN command post and an observation post. Gave.
1983Hurricane Elliyia landed a landslide near Galveston in Texas, USA, causing a loss of $ 2.6 billion and killed 21 people.
1989In the Gaza Strip, Palestinians did not go to their jobs in Israel and indicated protest. In response to the issuance of computerized identity card by the Israeli government, militants directed the strike. The strike shut down shops, educational facilities and businesses.
1989Colombian presidential candidate Luis Carlos Gallon was murdered during a public performance in the city of Kundmaramska.
1994Irish mobster Martin Cahill was murdered in Dublin.
1996900 million bees in Africa threatened fruit crops and African plants. The cause behind these deaths was fuse with bees imported from the cape.
1998Heart operations were first shown on the Internet in the United States. This operation was done by doctor Robert Lazara.
2005100 million living in Java and Bali is left without electricity due to a major failure in a significant transmission line, at least seven hours without electricity, currently ranked as the worst power cut in history.
2005A police shot and killed a person, Saleh Mohammad al-Aofi, who is considered the leader of Al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia.
2006The Ford Motor Company will make 10 plants meaningless for time in North America, as it reduces production by 21%.
2007Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf says that he will contest the upcoming presidential election 'because the country needs him.
2008Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf resigned under heavy pressure from the opposition.
2010The two Israeli groups start a course in the online encyclopedia project 'Wikipedia' 'Jonist Edit'. The Israeli groups start a course in the online encyclopedia project Wikipedia's 'Geonist Edit'.
2012Al-Qaeda militants attacked an intelligence headquarters in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, killing at least 14 people.
2012At least 13 Afghan terrorists killed in NATO air strike.
293 ईसा पूर्वThe oldest temple of Venus, the goddess of beauty, was discovered in Romania.
684Other Fitna-Yaid parties defeated the supporters of Hebranous-Jubair and strengthened Syria's Umayyid control.

Important Historical Events of 18 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1868During the total solar eclipse in Guntur, India, astronomer Pierre Zainsen discovered helium by analyzing the sun's ocrromosphor.
1900Indian politician Vijayalakshmi Pandit, sister of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was born.
1951Indian Institute of Technology IIT) was established in Kharagpur, West Bengal.
1956Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil was born in Mumbai. He scored 1588 runs in 29 Test matches.

Famous People's Birthdays on 18 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1900Vijay Laxmi Pandit / Politician / India
1700Baji Rao I / Emperor / India
1900Vijay Lakshmi Pandit / Politician / India
1900Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit / Politician / India
1923A. B. Tarapore / Soldier / India
1946Aruna Irani / Actress / India
1956Sandeep Patil / Cricketer / India
1966Vankadarath Saritha / Driver / India

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