Historical Events for 18th June 2019

1580 – States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
1898 – 12th U.S. Women’s National Championship: Juliette Atkinson beats Marion Jones (6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5)
1943 – SS Police in Amsterdam sentence for 12 resistance fighter to death (Jewish, communists, homosexuality) at the census bureau
1954 – 4th Berlin International Film Festival: “Hobson’s Choice” wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
1970 – Edward Heath’s Conservative Party win the General Election in UK, replacing the Labour Party
1972 – US Open Men’s Golf, Pebble Beach GL: Jack Nicklaus captures his 3rd Open title, 3 strokes ahead of Bruce Crampton of Australia
1981 – Kimberley Ann Smith, of NC, 17, crowned America’s Junior Miss
1989 – US Open Men’s Golf, Oak Hill CC: Curtis Strange wins by 3 from Scott Simpson for first back-to-back Open titles since Ben Hogan 1950-51
2005 – David Tennant’s first appearance as the Tenth Doctor in BBC “Doctor Who” episode “The Parting of the Ways”
2016 – Soyuz capsule returns to Earth 1st British International Space Station astronaut Tim Peake, Russian Yuri Malenchenko and American Timothy Kopra after 186 days

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