Historical Events for 18th September 2019

1437 – Peasant uprising in Transsylvania
1943 – Adolf Hitler orders deportation of Danish Jews (unsuccessful)
1957 – Electric train joining in Amsterdam-Brussels
1962 – USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 – Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica and Trinidad admitted (105th-108th) to UN
1965 – “I Dream of Jeannie”, starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC
1990 – Crude prices outpace increases in product prices and there is talk of cutting refinery runs
1999 – 24th Toronto International Film Festival: “American Beauty” directed by Sam Mendes wins the People’s Choice Award
2006 – Right wing protesters riot the building of the Hungarian Television in Budapest, Hungary, one day after an audio tape was made public, in which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány admitted he and his party lied during the 2006 general elections.
2012 – World’s first mother-to-daughter uterus transplant undertaken at the University of Gothenburg

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