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18 September special day in India
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1810, 18th September – Chile got independence from Spain
1851, 18th September – The first edition of the New York Times was published
1882, 18th September – The Pacific Stock Exchange opened
1914, 18th September – The Irish Home Rule Bill was given to Royal assent
1919, 18th September – The Netherlands gave women the right to vote
1924, 18th September – Mahatma Gandhi’s 21 days fast for Hindu-Muslim unity began
1947, 18th September – The National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) were established in the United States
1948, 18th September – Operation polo was terminated after the Indian Army accepts the surrender of the army of Hyderabad
1962, 18th September – Burundi, Jamaica, Rwanda, Trinidad, and Tobago joined the United Nations
1971, 18th September – In Krishnapur, the Pakistani occupation army shot 127 Bengali Hindus to death In the neighboring villages, more than 100 Hindus were killed
1978, 18th September – President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Israel’s Prime minister Menachem Begin reached a peace agreement
2016, 18th September – The 2016 Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, India by terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad results in the deaths of nineteen Indian Army soldiers and all four attackers
18 September in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 18
AD 53 – Trajan, Roman emperor
1709 – Samuel Johnson, English lexicographer and celebrated conventionalist whose dictionary used as the authoritative reference book for more than a century
1867 – Ganendranath Tagore, Indian painter, and cartoonist
1883 – Madan Lal Dhingra, Indian revolutionary
1900 – Shivsagar Ramgoolam, the first Prime Minister of Mauritius
1905 – Greta Garbo, Swedish-American actress
1906 – Kaka Hathrasi, India poet and comedian
1909 – Kwane Nkrumah, Ghanaian prime minister and then president from independence in 1957
1945 – John McAfee, an American computer programmer, and businessman He founded the software company McAfee Associates in 1987
1950 – Shabana Azmi, Indian actress She is a wife of a famous poet from India Javed Akhtar
1950 – Vishnuvardhan, an Indian actor who works predominantly in Kannada language films
1971 – Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist who won the Tour de France seven consecutive times from 1999, after surviving cancer for which he now raises awareness and support
18 September in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 18
1783 – Leonard Euler, Swiss mathematician
1911 – Pyotr Stolypin, Russian Premier He died after being shot down at the opera in Kiew last week by a police double agent
1915 – Susan La Flesche Picotte, doctor, teacher, and social reformer, first Native American to earn a medical degree
1930 – Joseph Baptista, an Indian politician and activist
1961 – Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish economist and diplomat, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Nobel Prize laureate
1967 – Sir John Cockroft, an English nuclear physicist who first splits the atom
1992 – Muhammad Hidayatullah, the sixth Vice President of India
1995 – Kaka Hathrasi, India poet and comedian
2017 – Afzal Ahsan Randhawa, Pakistani writer, poet, translator, and playwright
18 September Special day in India – What happened in India on 18 September
Thomas Roe presented himself at Jahangir’s court in Ajmer. He left India on February 17, 1618.
Second Anglo-Maratha war under Sir Arthur Wellesley resulted in a crushing defeat of the Marathas at Assaye. The British Christians captured Delhi and acquired control of large parts of India.
Puri was captured by Britishers from the Marathas without any struggle.
Ganganendranath Tagore, great painter, patriot and artist, was born in Calcutta.
Welthy Housinger Fisher, an American adult educationist in India, was born.
Kilachand Ramdas, famous merchant, was born.
Sher Singh, educationist and politician, was born at Baghpur (Haryana).
Mahatma Gandhi was to fast for 21 days in despair of the recent riots between Muslims and Hindus. It was an expression of his ‘unbearable hopelessnes’. “Nothing I say or write,” he said, “can bring the two communities together.” Even as he spoke there were reports of further riots at Kohat, in which 20 Hindus and 11 Muslims were killed. Reservations, Gandhi speaking in Allahabad said, reserved the right to drink water with or without salt. “It is both a penance and a prayer. As it is penance I need not have taken the public into my confidence but I publish it as, let me hope, an effective prayer to Hindus and Muslims, not to commit suicide”.
Pranlal Harkisandas Vora, leader in Maharashtra, was born.
Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce was established.
A Hindu delegation is given permission to interview Gandhi, currently held in prison and undertaking a hunger strike. On arrival, they also find he has taken a vow of silence.
Arjuncharan Srimukh Sethi was born in Odang village in Balasore (now known as Bhadrak) in Orissa.
Dr. Bhagwan Das, great philosopher, freedom fighter, Hindi writer, politician and litterateur, passed away.
Communist government threatens dire consequences on discovering Indian bases on the Chinese side of the China-Sikkim frontier in China.
English was adopted the official language of Nagaland .
Government of India announces increase of minimum bonus to workers from 4\% to 8.33\%.
India becomes the top film producer of the world with 433 feature films made in 1971.
Devkumar, famous Hindi film actor, died.
Andhra government’s order of setting up 12 private medical colleges quashed by a full bench of the High Court.
M. Hidayatullah, former Vice President and Chief Justice, died. He was 87.
Asit Sen, famous comedy actor and character artist, died.
Kaka Hathrasi, famous comedy poet, died.
Suresh Mehta ministry wins the confidence vote in Gujarat .
President K.R. Narayanan inaugurates Mammen Mappillai Hall at Kottayam, Kerala.
Prasar Bharati issues a notification making it compulsory for cable operators to telecast regional channels of Doordarshan on prime band, in addition to DD-1 and DD-2, in their respective states.
President K. R. Narayanan presents the Dada Saheb Phalke award for the year 1999 to film maker Hrishikesh Mukherjee.