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July 18 – A Day as Today | Discover what happened A day like Today in the World: Who was born on July 18? Who died on July 18? What is celebrated on July 18? Historical events of July 18 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 18:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 18 is the 199th
(hundredth – ninety nineth) day of the year.

There are 166 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

To deprive people of their human rights is to question their own humanity.

— Nelson Mandela
South African politician, President of the Republic of South Africa (born July 18, 1918)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 18 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 586 a. C .: in Palestine, the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon ends.
  • 477 a. C .: (or February 13, according to Ovid) in the war between the Roman Republic against the Etruscan city of Veii; The Battle of Crémera occurs, in which the Fabia gens (family) is almost annihilated.
  • 387 a. C .: (or 390 a. C.) the Gallic leader Brenno, head of the tribe of Senones, takes place Batalla del Alia after which Rome is sacked.
  • 64: The great fire of Rome begins (presumably ordered by Emperor Nero).
  • 362: Emperor Julian arrives in Antioch at the head of an army of 60,000 men in the framework of the Roman-Sassanid Wars.
  • 452: the city of Aquilea, close to the lagoons of present-day Venice; it is destroyed by the Huns of Attila.
  • 645: Chinese troops under the command of General Li Shiji initiate the siege of Anshi Fortress (Liaoning), during the Goguryeo-Tang War.
  • 1100: Balduino I is chosen king of Jerusalem, when the brother of Godofredo de Bouillon dies.
  • 1195: Battle of Alarcos, the Almohads defeat the troops of Alfonso VIII of Castile forcing their withdrawal to Toledo.
  • 1290: in England, King Edward I expels the Jews (about 16,000) by means of an Edict of Expulsion.
  • 1323: in Rome, Pope John XXII canonizes the Italian philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas.
  • 1334: in the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, the first stone of the new campanile (bell tower), designed by Giotto di Bondone, is laid.
  • 1391: Tokhtamysh – Timur War, Battle of the Kondurcha River, Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the “Golden Horde” in the southeast of present-day Russia.
  • 1507: in Brussels, Prince Charles is crowned Duke of Burgundy, one year after inheriting the title.
  • 1545: on the Isle of Wight (England) —in the framework of the Italian War from 1542 to 1546— first day of the battle of the Solent Strait.
  • 1600: in Nueva Granada (present-day Colombia), the oidor Luis Henríquez founded the city of Zipaquirá.
  • 1812: the Treaty of Orebro ends the Anglo-Russian and Anglo-Swedish wars.
  • 1830: Uruguay swears its first Constitution.
  • 1837: the famous bandit Luis Candelas is arrested at the Alcazarén inn, near Olmedo (Valladolid province).
  • 1841: in the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Emperor Pedro II is crowned.
  • 1862: in the Alps, mountaineers make the first ascent of Mount Blanco.
  • 1865: in the Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Party of Necochea is founded.
  • 1870: the First Vatican Council decrees papal infallibility.
  • 1872: in London (United Kingdom), the Ballot Act introduces the secret ballot in parliamentary and local elections in that country.
  • 1873: in Spain, Nicolás Salmerón becomes president of the First Spanish Republic after the resignation of Francisco Pi y Margall, who only remained in office for five weeks.
  • 1894: the first automobile race is held between Paris and Rouen.
  • 1898: in Paris (France), Marie and Pierre Curie discover a new chemical element, polonium.
  • 1902: in Barcelona the play Raimundo Lulio, by Joaquín Dicenta, premieres with great success.
  • 1906: riots break out in Egypt after the execution of those responsible for the death of a British officer. Britain strengthens its military presence in the country.
  • 1909: in the province of Buenos Aires (Argentina) the town Rafael Calzada is founded.
  • 1915: the second Italian offensive of the Isonzo takes place, to conquer Istria. (Battles of the Isonzo).
  • 1915: in Italy the military leave of one week in shifts comes into force.
  • 1918: in the Aisne and the Marne, allied troops initiate a counteroffensive and force the German forces to retreat.
  • 1921: in Burgos (Spain), on the occasion of the seventh centenary of the Cathedral, the remains of El Cid and his wife, Mrs. Jimena, as well as the relics of San Fernando, are transferred to the temple.
  • 1923: in Liébana (Cantabria) a plague of red rats devastates the fields.
  • 1925: the first edition of the book Mein Kampf (My Struggle) by Adolf Hitler is published in Berlin.
  • 1927: in Spain, King Alfonso XIII decreed the creation of airfields in Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Valencia, Seville, Alicante, Malaga and Burgos.
  • 1928: American Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 1928: the Canfranc (Huesca) trans-Pyrenean railway is inaugurated.
  • 1934: catastrophic floods occur in Poland, leaving 150 dead and property damage worth 1 billion zlotys.
  • 1936: in Spain, part of the army rises up against the Second Spanish Republic in a coup that will lead to the Civil War.
  • 1936: the aviation faithful to the republican government carried out a bombardment on Tetouan, capital of the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco that had risen up against the government.
  • 1938: in the Barcelona City Council, the republican president Manuel Azaña says the speech Peace, mercy and forgiveness, on the second anniversary of the start of the Spanish Civil War.
  • 1939: the reconstruction of Cerro de los Ángeles begins in Spain.
  • 1940: the official claim process for Gibraltar begins in Spain.
  • 1941: in the south of Indochina, to the south of present Vietnam, Japanese troops disembark. (Japanese occupation of Indochina)
  • 1942: the Ciudad Lineal velodrome is inaugurated in Madrid.
  • 1943: in the Aleutian Islands, the Japanese evacuate Kiska Island.
  • 1945: in Spain, the dictator Francisco Franco forms the Fifth Government of Spain (1945-1951), chaired by him.
  • 1951: in Spain, Francisco Franco forms the Sixth Government of Spain (1951-1956), chaired by him.
  • 1957: in the Cuelgamuros valley (Sierra de Madrid) the Monument to the Fallen in the Spanish Civil War is inaugurated.
  • 1961: in the town of Sabino Delgado, in the province of Sancti Spíritus (Cuba), a group of Cuban “bandits” led by the terrorist Arnoldo Martínez Andrade ―in the framework of the terrorist attacks organized by the United States CIA― village farm. Seven civilians are injured.
  • 1961: in Spain, the police dismantled ETA’s first terrorist action: the sabotage of the Madrid-Barcelona railway line, through which a train loaded with ex-combatants was going to pass.
  • 1962: in Lima (Peru), Manuel Prado Ugarteche is ousted from the presidency by a coup d’état. Ricardo Pérez Godoy assumes the presidency.
  • 1965: the Soviet Union launches the lunar probe Zond 3.
  • 1965: in London (United Kingdom), Edward Heath is elected new leader of the Conservative Party.
  • 1967: in the Sartenejas valley (Venezuela) the University of Caracas is founded, later renamed Universidad Simón Bolívar.
  • 1967: in Brazil, former president Humberto Castelo Branco dies in a plane crash.
  • 1972: in Egypt, Anwar el-Sadat announces the expulsion of the Soviet military advisers.
  • 1975: 30 travelers are killed in Rio de Janeiro in a railway derailment.
  • 1976: in Spain, the GRAPO (First October Antifascist Resistance Groups), claim the placement of 28 explosive devices.
  • 1977: 251 precious stones stolen from the “Holy Chamber” are recovered in Oviedo.
  • 1978: in Khartoum (Sudan), 30 African heads of state participate in the OAU conference.
  • 1979: after the popular revolution, the Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Tachito Somoza resigns as president of the country.
  • 1980: in Brazil, and after almost 30 years of uninterrupted broadcasting, the Rede Tupi television network ceases its broadcasts.
  • 1981: in Dublin, violent incidents during a pro-IRA (Irish Revolutionary Army) demonstration conclude with more than a hundred wounded.
  • 1982: in a subdivision (village) near the city of La Libertad, in the department of Petén (Guatemala) – in the context of the Guatemalan civil war and the Guatemalan genocide – military and kaibiles (‘elite forces’) of the Armed Forces of Guatemala – under the orders and responsibility of the government of dictator Efraín Ríos Montt – perpetrate a massacre.
  • 1983: in Colombia, the M-19 confirms the death in an accident of its leader Jaime Bateman.
  • 1984: In San Ysidro, California, 22 people die and 19 are injured in the San Ysidro McDonald’s Massacre.
  • 1986: in the North Atlantic Ocean the submersible Alvin explores the Titanic.
  • 1988: Iran unconditionally accepts resolution 598 of the UN (United Nations Organization), which demands an immediate ceasefire in Iran’s war against Iraq since 1980.
  • 1989: The United States and the Soviet Union reach an agreement on the prohibition of chemical weapons and their destruction in a period of ten years.
  • 1993: The talks in El Aaiún between the Polisario Front and the Moroccan government to hold the referendum on self-determination demanded by the UN fail.
  • 1993: the television channel Televisión Azteca is founded in Mexico.
  • 1994: in Rwanda, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) officially communicates to the United Nations Organization the end of the war in that African country.
  • 1994: in Buenos Aires (Argentina), a terrorist attack on the AMIA (Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina) leaves 85 dead and more than 300 injured.
  • 1998: off the northern shores of Papua New Guinea, a tsunami makes about 3,000 people disappear.
  • 1998: in Rome (Italy), the signing of the Treaty of Rome inaugurates the International Criminal Court.
  • 2004: in Argentina, Carlos Sainz wins the Rally Argentina, marking his 26th victory in World Championship events, a record in the history of the championship.
  • 2004: in Gaza (Palestine), Palestinian radical militias challenge the authority of Yasir Arafat.
  • 2004: In Fallujah (Iraq), an attack by US troops, authorized by the Iraqi prime minister, kills 14 civilians, including several children.
  • 2005: Typhoon Haitang forces the evacuation of more than 600,000 people in China.
  • 2005: The German Constitution annuls the European arrest and surrender order, considered a key element in the joint fight against terrorism.
  • 2008: Jesús Vázquez is the first Spaniard to be appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees.
  • 2013: Tijuana becomes the first Mexican and Latin American city to carry out the analog blackout.
  • 2019: A fire occurs in Kyoto Animation, leaving 34 dead and 35 injured.
  • 2019: José Miguel García is appointed Secretary General of the new Ministry of Transparency of the Junta de Castilla y León.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 18 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1013: Hermann von Reichenau, German composer (d. 1054).
  • 1501: Elizabeth of Austria, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish queen consort (d. 1526).
  • 1534: Zacharius Ursinus, German theologian (d. 1583).
  • 1552: Rudolf II, Germanic Emperor (d. 1612).
  • 1635: Robert Hooke, British scientist (d. 1703).
  • 1656: Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Austrian architect (d. 1723).
  • 1670: Giovanni Bononcini, Italian composer and cellist (d. 1747).
  • 1724: Maria Antonia Walpurgis of Bavaria, German patron, composer, painter and writer (d. 1780).
  • 1728: Pietro Arduino, Italian botanist (d. 1805).
  • 1734: Giuseppe Piermarini, Italian architect (d. 1808).
  • 1768: Jean-Robert Argand, Swiss mathematician (d. 1822).
  • 1811 – James Bateman, British horticulturist (d. 1897).
  • 1811: William Makepeace Thackeray, British writer (d. 1863).
  • 1818: Louis De Geer, Swedish Prime Minister (d. 1896).
  • 1821: Pauline Viardot-García, French mezzo-soprano of Spanish origin (d. 1910).
  • 1831: Johann Martin Schleyer, German Catholic priest (d. 1912).
  • 1834: Prospero Fernández Oreamuno, Costa Rican politician, president between 1882 and 1885 (d. 1885).
  • 1837: Vasil Levski, Bulgarian revolutionary and hero (d. 1873).
  • 1840: Giovanni Arcángeli, Italian botanist (d. 1921).
  • 1842: Elbio Fernández, Uruguayan lawyer, journalist and magistrate (f. 1869).
  • 1845: Tristán Corbière, French poet (d. 1875).
  • 1849: Hugo Riemann, German musicologist and pedagogue (d. 1919).
  • 1853: Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Dutch physicist and mathematician, Nobel laureate in physics in 1902 (d. 1928).
  • 1864: Ricarda Huch, German actress (d. 1947).
  • 1867: Margaret Brown, American woman (d. 1932) survivor of the wreck of the Titanic.
  • 1871: Giacomo Balla, Italian Futurist fascist painter (d. 1958).
  • 1873: Gustave Violet, French sculptor (d. 1952).
  • 1881: Antonia Maymón, rationalist and naturist pedagogue (d. 1959).
  • 1881: María de Maeztu, Spanish pedagogue and humanist (d. 1948)
  • 1887: Vidkun Quisling, pro-Nazi Norwegian fascist politician (d. 1945).
  • 1892: Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian soccer player (d. 1969).
  • 1893: Sadí de Buen Lozano, Spanish physician and scientist (d. 1936).
  • 1896: Agustín Sancho, Spanish footballer (d. 1960).
  • 1897: José L. Lasplazas, Spanish journalist and athlete (d. 1975).
  • 1899: Felipe Pinglo Alva, Peruvian singer-songwriter (d. 1936).
  • 1900: Juan Gómez Millas, rector of the University of Chile (d. 1987).
  • 1900: Esteban Pallarols Xirgu, Spanish anarchist (d. 1943).
  • 1901: Diego Angulo Íñiguez, Spanish art historian (d. 1986).
  • 1902: Nathalie Sarraute (Natalia Cherniak), French writer of Russian origin (d. 1999).
  • 1904: Joaquín Romero Murube, Spanish poet and essayist (d. 1969).
  • 1906: Clifford Odets, American playwright (d. 1963).
  • 1908: Lupe Vélez, Mexican actress (d. 1944).
  • 1909: Andrei Gromyko, Russian politician (d. 1989).
  • 1913: Red Skelton, American actor and comedian (d. 1997).
  • 1914: Ginettaccio (Gino Bartali), Italian cyclist (d. 2000).
  • 1914: Jo Cals, Dutch Prime Minister (d. 1971).
  • 1916: Vladimir Démijov, Soviet scientist and surgeon, pioneer in transplants (d. 1998).
  • 1918: Reinaldo Gorno, Argentine soccer player (d. 1994).
  • 1918: Nelson Mandela, South African politician and activist, president between 1994 and 1999 (d. 2013).
  • 1920: José Simón Díaz, Spanish philologist (d. 2012).
  • 1921: John Glenn, American astronaut and businessman (d. 2016).
  • 1921: Aaron T. Beck, American psychiatrist and professor.
  • 1922: Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop, assassinated by the Videla dictatorship (d. 1976).
  • 1923: Jean de Gribaldy, French cyclist and sports director (d. 1987).
  • 1922: Thomas Kuhn, American physicist, philosopher and epistemologist (f. 1996).
  • 1922: Julia Morilla de Campbell, Argentine youth writer.
  • 1926: Ángel Crespo, poet, essayist, art critic and Spanish translator (f. 1995).
  • 1927: Kurt Masur, German conductor and pianist (d. 2015).
  • 1930: Carmen Campoy, Argentine actress of Spanish origin.
  • 1931: Walter Vidarte, Uruguayan actor (d. 2011).
  • 1932: Rafael Requena, Spanish painter (f. 2003).
  • 1932: Yevgueni Yevtushenko, Russian poet (d. 2017).
  • 1933: Syd Mead, American industrial designer (d. 2019).
  • 1933 – R. Murray Schafer, Canadian composer, music educator, and environmentalist.
  • 1935: Ben Vautier, Italian artist.
  • 1937: Roald Hoffmann, American chemist, 1981 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry.
  • 1937: Hunter S. Thompson, American author (d. 2005).
  • 1938: Ian Stewart, British musician, of the band The Rolling Stones (d. 1985).
  • 1938: Paul Verhoeven, Dutch filmmaker.
  • 1938: El Viti, Spanish bullfighter.
  • 1938: Eduardo Manzano, Mexican actor and comedian.
  • 1940: James Brolin, American actor.
  • 1942: Asun Balzola, Spanish writer (d. 2006).
  • 1942: Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (d. 2006).
  • 1943ː Marisa González González, Spanish multimedia artist pioneer in electronic art
  • 1944: Thomas Markle, American lighting director.
  • 1946: Alicia Kirchner, Argentine politician.
  • 1948: Hartmut Michel, German biochemist.
  • 1949: Jerzy Gorgoń, Polish footballer.
  • 1950: Sir Richard Branson, British businessman.
  • 1950: Jack Layton, Canadian politician (d. 2011).
  • 1951: Elio Di Rupo, Belgian Prime Minister.
  • 1951: Margo Martindale, American actress.
  • 1954: Ricky Skaggs, Grammy Award-winning American singer.
  • 1957: Nick Faldo, British golfer.
  • 1957: Keith Levene, British musician.
  • 1959: Gerardo Morales, Argentine politician.
  • 1960: Néstor Restivo, Argentine journalist and historian.
  • 1961: Elizabeth McGovern, American actress.
  • 1961: Alan Pardew, British footballer and coach.
  • 1962: Jack Irons, American drummer, of the bands Pearl Jam, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
  • 1963: Martín Torrijos, Panamanian president.
  • 1966: Lori Alan, American actor.
  • 1967: Julio Maldonado, Spanish journalist.
  • 1967: Vin Diesel, American actor.
  • 1970: Chris Jackson, New Zealand footballer.
  • 1971: Mario Pobersnik, Argentine footballer.
  • 1971: Francisco Narcizio, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1975: Sebastián Vignolo, Argentine sports journalist.
  • 1975: Daron Malakian, American musician, of the band System of a Down.
  • 1975: M.I.A., British singer, songwriter, painter and director of Sinhalese Tamil descent.
  • 1976: Elsa Pataky, Spanish actress.
  • 1977: Aleksandr Morozévich, great Russian chess master.
  • 1978: Verónica Romero, Spanish singer.
  • 1978: Virginia Raggi, Italian politician, mayor of Rome.
  • 1978: Tomas Danilevičius, Lithuanian footballer.
  • 1979: Jaska Raatikainen, Finnish musician, from the Children of Bodom band.
  • 1979: Fernando Noriega, Mexican television actor.
  • 1979: Ali Boussaboun, Moroccan footballer.
  • 1980: Gareth Emery, British DJ and producer.
  • 1980: Kristen Bell, American actress.
  • 1982: Ryan Cabrera, American singer.
  • 1982: Carlo Costly, Honduran soccer player.
  • 1982: Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress and singer.
  • 1983: Carlos Diogo, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1983: Leandro Costa Miranda Moraes, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1983: Joe Luwi, Solomon footballer.
  • 1983: Jan Schlaudraff, German footballer.
  • 1984: Veli Lampi, Finnish footballer.
  • 1984: Amad Al Hosni, Omani footballer.
  • 1985: Chace Crawford, American actor.
  • 1986: Aaron Scott, New Zealand footballer.
  • 1986: Calvin Jong-a-Pin, Dutch footballer.
  • 1987: Claudio Yacob, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1987: Carlos Eduardo Marques, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1988: Alfredo Aguilar, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1989: Yohan Mollo, French footballer.
  • 1990: Saúl «Canelo» Álvarez, Mexican boxer.
  • 1991: Mandy Rose, American wrestler.
  • 1991: Eugenio Suárez, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1991: Paulo Conrado do Carmo Sardin, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1991: Ryo Hiraide, Japanese footballer.
  • 1991: Rubén Peña Jiménez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1991: Daisuke Ando, ​​Japanese footballer.
  • 1992: Himson Teleda, Solomon footballer.
  • 1992: Mehdi Taremi, Iranian footballer.
  • 1993: Nabil Fekir, French footballer.
  • 1993: Taemin, South Korean actor, model, singer and dancer, member of the groups SHINee and SuperM.
  • 1993: Rafael de Vicente Hernández, Spanish footballer.
  • 1993: Mats Rits, Belgian footballer.
  • 1994: Alvas Powell, Jamaican soccer player.
  • 1994: Ernesto Gómez Muñoz, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1995: Denílson Pereira Júnior, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1996: Yung Lean (Jonatan Leandoer Hastad), record producer and Swedish rapper.
  • 1996: Siebe Schrijvers, Belgian footballer.
  • 1997: Elisabetta Oliviero, Italian footballer.
  • 2000: Angelina Melnikova, Russian artistic gymnast.
  • 2000: Lutsharel Geertruida, Dutch footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 18 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1450: Francis I, French aristocrat (b.1414).
  • 1591: Jacobus Gallus Carniolus, Czech composer (b.1550).
  • 1608: Joaquin Federico I, German aristocrat (b. 1546).
  • 1610: Caravaggio (Michelángelo Merisi), Italian painter (b. 1571).
  • 1721: Antoine Watteau, French painter (b.1684).
  • 1817: Jane Austen, British novelist (b. 1775).
  • 1847: Bento Gonçalves da Silva, Brazilian politician and military man (b. 1788).
  • 1858: Francisco Antonio Pinto, Chilean politician, military and president (b. 1785).
  • 1872: Benito Juárez, Mexican politician, president between 1858 and 1872 (b.1806).
  • 1890: Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters, German astronomer (b. 1813).
  • 1900: Johan Kjeldahl, Danish chemist (b.1849).
  • 1908: Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer, soloist, conductor (b.1824).
  • 1909: Carlos María de Borbón, Spanish aristocrat (b. 1848).
  • 1918: Vladimir Paléi, Russian poet (b. 1897).
  • 1921: Evelio Boal, Spanish anarchist trade unionist (b. 1884).
  • 1924: Ángel Guimerá, Spanish poet and playwright (b. 1845).
  • 1927: Joaquín Loriga, Spanish soldier and aviator (b. 1895).
  • 1943: Esteban Pallarols Xirgu, Spanish anarchist (b.1900).
  • 1967: Humberto Castelo Branco, Brazilian military and dictator (b. 1897); aircraft accident.
  • 1968: Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1938 (b. 1892).
  • 1973: Jack Hawkins, British actor (b.1910).
  • 1975: Carl O. Sauer, American geographer (b. 1889).
  • 1982: Roman Jakobson, American linguist (b.1896).
  • 1987: Gilberto Freyre, Brazilian anthropologist and writer (b.1900).
  • 1988: Christa Päffgen, better known as Nico, German singer-songwriter, model and actress (b.1938).
  • 1990: Gerry Boulet, Canadian author, performer and composer (b.1946).
  • 1990: Georges Dargaud, French publisher, first publisher of the comic Asterix (b.1911).
  • 1993: Jean Negulesco, American filmmaker (b.1900).
  • 1995: Fabio Casartelli (24), Italian cyclist (b.1970).
  • 1996: José Manuel Fuente, Spanish cyclist (b. 1945).
  • 1998: Emilio Alfaro, Argentine actor (b.1933).
  • 1999: Alfredo Vera Vera, Ecuadorian politician (b.1919).
  • 2000: Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, Spanish architect (b.1918).
  • 2000: José Ángel Valente, Spanish poet (b.1929).
  • 2005: William Westmoreland, American military man (b.1914).
  • 2007: Jerry Hadley, American tenor (b.1952).
  • 2007: Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese politician (b.1918).
  • 2009: Henry Allingham, British supercentennial (b.1896).
  • 2009: Jill Balcon, English actress (b.1925).
  • 2010: Jorge Cepernic, Argentine politician (b.1915).
  • 2012: Robert Kurz, German philosopher, writer and journalist (b.1943).
  • 2013: Horacio Avendaño, Argentine saxophonist, of the band Los Pericos (b.1960).
  • 2013: Anatoli Budaev, Belarusian footballer (b.1969).
  • 2013: Fernando Castillo Velasco, Chilean architect and politician (b.1918).
  • 2013: Anxo Guerreiro, Spanish communist politician (b.1945).
  • 2013: Julián Lajos, Spanish pelotari (b.1940).
  • 2013: Vaali, Indian lyricist, poet and writer (b.1931).
  • 2014: João Ubaldo Ribeiro, Brazilian journalist, writer and essayist (b. 1941).
  • 2019: Yukiya Amano, Japanese diplomat, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency since 2009 (b.1947).
  • 2020: Lucio Urtubia, bricklayer and Spanish anarchist militant (b.1931).
  • 2020: Haruma Miura, Japanese actor and singer (b.1990).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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July 18 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International day of Dolphins.
  • United Nations Organization: Nelson Mandela International Day.
  • Mexico: Death anniversary of Benito Juárez.
  • Uruguay: Anniversary of the First Oath of the Constitution.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 18 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Arnulf of Metz
  • Saint Bruno of Segni
  • Saint Domingo Nicolás Dinh Dat
  • Saint Emilian of Doróstoro
  • Saint Frederick of Utrecht
  • Saint Filastrius of Brescia
  • Saint Gundena de Cartago
  • Saint Maternal of Milan
  • Saint Rufilo of Forlimpopoli
  • Saint Sinforosa and children
  • Saint Theodosia of Constantinople
  • Blessed John the Baptist of Brussels
  • Blessed Simeon of Lipnica
  • Blessed Tarsicia Mackiv.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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July 18 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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