Historical Events for 18th July 2018

1536 – Pope’s authority declared void in England
1768 – Boston Gazette publishes “Liberty Song”, America’s 1st patriotic song
1893 – Australian Harry Graham scores 107 on cricket debut Australia v England, Lord’s
1896 – 2nd US Golf Open: James Foulis shoots a 152 at Shinnecock Hills NY
1907 – French troops occupy Casablanca
1947 – US President Harry Truman signs Presidential Succession Act
1948 – “Marinka” opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 168 performances
1970 – Ron Hunt gets hit by a pitch for a record 119th time
1992 – The ten victims of the La Cantuta massacre disappear from their university in Lima, Peru
2012 – Violence across Syria results in 97 deaths

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