Momentous events in history: June 18, 2018

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On this day, June 18 – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

Day sustainable gastronomy.

World day rider.

The day the local inspector of militia in the Ukraine.

Story:

1815 British and Prussian troops defeated the army of Napoleon Bonaparte at the battle of Waterloo.

1889 American William Richardson patented the pram.

1937 the crew of the plane “ANT-25” (Valery Chkalov, Georgy Baidukov, and Alexander Belyakov) began non-stop flights on the route Moscow – North pole – USA, after successfully completing his June 20, landing at the airport of Vancouver.

1939 At the grave of Taras Shevchenko in Kaniv, a bronze monument.

1953 First plane crash with over 100 dead. In Tachikawa (Japan) crashed American military C-124. 129 people were killed .

Born on this day:

1884 Edouard Daladier, French politician, Prime Minister of France in the 1930-ies.

1896 Blanche Sweet, American actress, star of silent movies.

1923 Vitaly Gol’danskogo, Soviet scientist physical chemist, academician.

1942 Paul McCartney, British musician, singer, composer, one of the founders of the group “The Beatles”.

1976 Maxim Galkin, a Russian entertainer, TV host, actor, singer.

Died:

1464 Rogier van der Weyden, Netherlandish painter.

1964 Giorgio Morandi, Italian painter and graphic artist.

2008 Jean delaunois, French film Director.

Birthday:

George, Gordey, Dmitry, Igor, Leonid, Michael, Nikolay, Feodor.