On This Day

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by lunarverse, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. lunarverse

    lunarverse The Living End

    I thought this might be a cool idea for a thread.

    Just post things that happened on this day (everyday, whatever day it happens to be) in history. Can be personal or not, whatever you want.

    Here's a good one;

    October 18, 1966 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience played its debut concert in Paris.


    That's groovy
  2. 18th October, 1967 : An unmanned soviet capsule Venus 4 achieved a soft landing on the planet Venus and radioed back that the planet is to hot for human life with temperatures at 800 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. squibbles

    squibbles Member

    On this day of october 18th in 1775 american negro poet Phillis Wheatley was freed from slavery

    Also today is recognized by some as Luke the Evangelists feast day

    And also alaska day for because alaska was purchased from russia this day along time ago.
  4. Heat

    Heat Smile, it's contagious! :) Lifetime Supporter

    1954 - The 100th episode of "I Love Lucy" aired.
  5. Monkey Boy

    Monkey Boy Senior Member

    1925 - The Grand Ole Opry opened in Nashville, Tennesee.
  6. Heat

    Heat Smile, it's contagious! :) Lifetime Supporter

    1877 Hamilton, Ontario-Hugh C. Baker, Charles D. Cory, T. C. Mewburn and Mrs. I. R. Thompson get the world's first telephone service, installed by the Bell Company.

    1994 New York City - Toronto rocker Neil Young (and Crazy Horse) get a gold record for their album 'Sleeps With Angels'.

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