The following events took place on October 18. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 41 events. Showing 31 - 41.
- 1949United Nations Security Council Resolution 78 is adopted.
- 1954Texas Instruments announces the first transistor radio.
- 1961the initial European Social Charter is adopted.
- 1964The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair closes for its first season after a six-month run.
- 1967The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
- 1968The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving a “Black Power” salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games.
- 1977German Autumn: a set of events revolving around the kidnapping of Hanns Martin Schleyer and the hijacking of a Lufthansa flight by the Red Army Faction (RAF) comes to an end when Schleyer is murdered and various RAF members allegedly commit suicide.
- 1991The Supreme Council of Azerbaijan adopts a declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
- 2003Bolivian gas conflict: Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.
- 2004Myanmar prime minister Khin Nyunt is ousted and placed under house arrest by the State Peace and Development Council on charges of corruption.
- 2007Karachi bombing: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is uninjured.
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