Today in History (5)
July 18 in History
•2015-Armed conflicts and attacks
Persecution of Hazara people in Quetta
In a failed suicide blast, a security guard intercepted a
suicide bomber clad in female clothing attempting to enter
Quetta ’s Hazara town , who then detonated their device that contained 6 to 7 kg (13 to 15 lb) of explosive material, killing themselves and the guard.
•Birth: •1918 – Nelson Mandela , South African lawyer and politician, 1st
President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)
•1925 – Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf .
•1743 1st half-page newspaper ad is published (NY Weekly Journal)
•1753 Lemuel Haynes, escapes from slave holder in Framingham Mass
•1766 Society of the Dutch Literary forms
July 18 is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar . There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).