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18 February: On This Day In History | What Special Day Is Today?

“18 February: What Happened On This Day in History?”

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18 February: A good question to ask would be what special day is today?

And the perfect answer to this question is provided here because we will share some interesting things that happened on this day in history on 18th February!

18 February: On This Day In History | What Special Day Is Today?

What Happened Today? On This Day in History: 18 February

    • In 1930, the 7th orbital planet Pluto was discovered.
    • In 1937, five US states were badly hit by dust storms – Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma.
    • In 1960, the Latin American Free Trade Association (LAFTA) was established by seven nations.
    • In 2005, fox hunting with the help of dogs was banned and made illegal in Wales and England on this day.

Birth Anniversaries

    • In 1836, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, the famous religious leader of the Hindus, was born on this day.
    • In 1848, the internationally known American designer Louis Comfort Tiffany was born.
    • In 1927, Pakistani cricket fast bowler Fazal Mahmood was born on this day in Lahore.
    • In 1934, American writer, activist, and feminist Audre Lorde was born on this day in New York City.

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Death Anniversaries

    • In 1546, the leader of the Protestant Reformation Martin Luther died at 62.
    • In 1564, the famous Italian sculptor, architect, poet, and painter, Michelangelo, died on this day at the age of 88.
    • In 1967, American theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer who is often known as the ‘father of the atomic bomb’ died on this day.
    • In 2001, the famous American racer of stock cars Dale Earnhardt Sr. died due to several injuries suffered after a crash in the Daytona 500.

What Special Day is Today: 18 February

    • Pluto Day is observed worldwide as this dwarf planet was discovered on this day in history.
    • Thumb Appreciation Day is celebrated in the US.
    • Drink Wine Day is celebrated in the US.

Conclusion

These and many more important things took place on this day in history on 18th February.

Do you know any more facts about what special day is today? Write to us in the comments section down below! We would love to hear from you.

 

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