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  • Waterloo (Present Day Waterloo, Belgium)
    Sunday Jun 18, 1815

    Napoleon

    Battle of Waterloo

    Waterloo (Present Day Waterloo, Belgium)
    Sunday Jun 18, 1815

    Napoleon's forces fought two Coalition armies, commanded by the British Duke of Wellington and the Prussian Prince Blücher, at the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815. Wellington's army withstood repeated attacks by the French and drove them from the field while the Prussians arrived in force and broke through Napoleon's right flank.




  • 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.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Monday Jun 18, 1923

    Marcus Garvey

    The jurors found Garvey himself guilty

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Monday Jun 18, 1923

    On 18 June, the jurors retired to deliberate on the verdict, returning after ten hours. They found Garvey himself guilty, but his three co-defendants not guilty. Garvey was furious with the verdict, shouting abuse in the courtroom and calling both the judge and district attorney "damned dirty Jews". Imprisoned in The Tombs jail while awaiting sentencing, he continued to blame a Jewish cabal for the verdict; in contrast, prior to this he had never expressed anti-semitic sentiment and was supportive of Zionism.




  • Germany
    Tuesday Jun 18, 1935

    Adolf Hitler

    The happiest day of his life

    Germany
    Tuesday Jun 18, 1935

    The Anglo-German Naval Agreement (AGNA) of 18 June allowed German tonnage to increase to 35 per cent of that of the British navy. Hitler called the signing of the AGNA "the happiest day of his life", believing that the agreement marked the beginning of the Anglo-German alliance he had predicted in Mein Kampf.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 18, 1935

    World War II

    Anglo-German Naval Agreement

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 18, 1935

    United Kingdom made an Anglo-German Naval Agreement regulating the size of Kreigsmarine in to the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.




  • 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.




  • Guatemala
    Friday Jun 18, 1954

    Che Guevara

    Guatemala's Invasion

    Guatemala
    Friday Jun 18, 1954

    American forces invaded Guatemala and President Arbenz was forced to resign.


  • 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.


  • London, England, U.K.
    Monday Jun 18, 2012

    Vodafone

    In favor of Vodafone

    London, England, U.K.
    Monday Jun 18, 2012

    On 18 June 2012, Cable & Wireless' shareholders voted in favor of the Vodafone offer.


  • 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.


  • Vatican City
    Thursday Jun 18, 2015

    Pope Francis

    Laudato si'

    Vatican City
    Thursday Jun 18, 2015

    On 18 June 2015, Pope Francis issued a papal encyclical called Laudato si' on climate change, care for the environment, and sustainable development. The encyclical, although dated 24 May 2015, was officially made public on 18 June 2015.


  • Canada
    Monday Jun 18, 2018

    Justin Trudeau

    The House passed the Cannabis bill

    Canada
    Monday Jun 18, 2018

    On June 18, 2018, the House passed the bill with most, but not all, of the Senate's amendments.


  • Dongguan, Guangdong, China
    Monday Jun 18, 2018

    Oppo

    Oppo First high end Flagship

    Dongguan, Guangdong, China
    Monday Jun 18, 2018

    The Oppo Find X was launched on 19 June 2018 in Paris. Find X features a design that is different from traditional smartphone designs. A pop-up camera allows it to be a full-screen smartphone with minimal bezels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and it operates on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.1.


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