Monday, 18 July 2016


Historical events that took place on the 18th of July


1872: Britain introduced the secret ballot voting system

1931: The 1st air-conditioned ship known as Mariposa was launched

1932: Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands signed a unity treaty

1947: The Indian Independence bill was signed by King George VI

1960: 1st United Nations’ troop reached Congo

1963: A failed military coup occurred in Syria

1980: Quett Masire became the President of Botswana

1992: Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown got married

1994:  Bomb attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, Argentina left 86 people dead

2013: Detroit, Michigan filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in history





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