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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 18, 1856

    Abraham Lincoln

    June 1856 Republican National Convention

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 18, 1856

    At the June 1856 Republican National Convention, though Lincoln received support to run as vice president, John C. Frémont and William Dayton comprised the ticket, which Lincoln supported throughout Illinois. The Democrats nominated former Secretary of State James Buchanan and the Know-Nothings nominated former Whig President Millard Fillmore.




  • Heiberger, Alabama, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 18, 1953

    Martin Luther King

    Marriage

    Heiberger, Alabama, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 18, 1953

    King married Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953, on the lawn of her parents' house in her hometown of Heiberger, Alabama.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 18, 1971

    Nike, Inc.

    The Swoosh Was First Used by Nike

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 18, 1971

    The Swoosh was first used by Nike on June 18, 1971.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Jun 18, 1977

    Sherry Dyson

    Marriage

    U.S.
    Saturday Jun 18, 1977

    Chris Gardner married Sherry Dyson.




  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 18, 1977

    Christopher Paul Gardner

    Marriage

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 18, 1977

    On June 18, 1977, Chris Gardner married, a Virginia native and an educational expert in mathematics. With his knowledge, experience, and contacts within the medical field, it appeared Gardner had his medical career plans laid out before him. However, with ten years of medical training ahead of him and with changes in health care just on the horizon, he realized that the medical profession would be vastly different by the time he could practice medicine. Gardner was advised to consider more lucrative career options; a few days before his 26th birthday, he informed his wife, Sherry, of his plans to abandon his dreams of becoming a physician.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 18, 2010

    Eminem

    Recovery

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 18, 2010

    His seventh album was released on June 18. In the US Recovery sold 741,000 copies during its first week, topping the Billboard 200 chart. Eminem's sixth consecutive US number-one album also topped the charts in several other countries. Recovery remained atop the Billboard 200 chart for five consecutive weeks of a seven-week total.




  • North Attleborough, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 18, 2013

    Aaron Hernandez

    Murder of Odin Lloyd

    North Attleborough, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 18, 2013

    On June 18, 2013, police searched Hernandez's home in connection with an investigation into the shooting death of a friend, Odin Lloyd, whose body was found, with multiple gunshot wounds to the back and chest, in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez's house. The following day, Hernandez assured Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft that he had nothing to do with the shooting. Despite this, Hernandez was "barred" from Gillette Stadium lest it becomes "the site of a media stakeout." The team also decided, a week before his eventual arrest, to cut ties with Hernandez if he was arrested on any charge related to the case.


  • Buffalo, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 18, 2014

    Elon Musk

    The Biggest SolarCity

    Buffalo, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 18, 2014

    On 17 June 2014, Musk committed to building a SolarCity advanced production facility in Buffalo, New York, that would triple the size of the largest solar plant in the United States and it will be followed by one or more even bigger facilities in subsequent years. The Tesla Gigafactory 2 is a photovoltaic (PV) cell factory, leased by Tesla subsidiary SolarCity in Buffalo, New York.


  • California, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 18, 2015

    Uber

    California Labor Commission rules that a particular Uber driver is an employee

    California, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 18, 2015

    California Labor Commission rules that a particular Uber driver is an employee, not independent contractor.


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