Historical Events for 18th June 2018

1538 – Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V and King French I
1779 – French fleet occupies St Vincent
1949 – “Along Fifth Avenue” closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
1951 – Charles De Gaulle wins French parliamentary election
1976 – A Joseph William Turner watercolor auctioned for £340,000
1977 – Space Shuttle test model “Enterprise” carries a crew aloft for 1st time, it was fixed to a modified Boeing 747
1989 – Laura Davies wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1991 – SF Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky’s cancerous left arm is amputated
1995 – Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
2013 – Russia passes a law banning foreign same-sex couples from adopting children

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