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Friday October 18, 2019

October 18: Day of the Week

October 18, 2019 is the 291st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 18 Historical Event(s)

  • 320
    Pappus of Alexandria, Greek philosopher, observes an eclipse of the sun and writes a commentary on The Great Astronomer (Almagest).
  • 1016
    The Danes defeat the Saxons in the Battle of Ashingdon.
  • 1210
    Pope Innocent III excommunicates German leader Otto IV.
  • 1867
    United States takes possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. Celebrated annually in the state as Alaska Day.
  • 1945
    Argentine military officer and politician Juan Perón marries actress Eva Perón.
  • 1954
    Texas Instruments announces the first Transistor radio.
  • 1968
    The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving a “black power” salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games.
  • 1991
    The Supreme Council of Azerbaijan adopts a declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 2007
    Karachi bombings: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is not injured.
  • 2011
    Gilad Shalit is released.

Who were born on October 18?

  • 1517
    Manoel da Nóbrega, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (d. 1570)
  • 1894
    Tibor Déry, Hungarian author (d. 1977)
  • 1939
    Lee Harvey Oswald, American alleged assassin of John F. Kennedy (d. 1963)
  • 1951
    Pam Dawber, American actress
  • 1966
    Slavi Trifonov, Bulgarian showman
  • 1976
    Zhou Xun, Chinese actress and singer
  • 1977
    Ryan Nelsen, New Zealand footballer
  • 1989
    Joy Lauren, American actress
  • 1990
    Bristol Palin, American daughter of Sarah Palin and Todd Palin
  • 1990
    Carly Schroeder, American actress

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