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18th of August 1201 EVENT The city of Riga is founded.
18th of August 1572 EVENT Marriage in Paris of the future Huguenot King Henry IV of Navarre to Marguerite de Valois, in a supposed attempt to reconcile Protestants and Catholics.
18th of August 1587 EVENT Virginia Dare, granddaughter of governor John White of the Colony of Roanoke, becomes the first English child born in the Americas.
18th of August 1590 EVENT John White, the governor of the Colony of Roanoke, returns from a supply trip to England and finds his settlement deserted.
18th of August 1634 EVENT Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
18th of August 1636 EVENT The Covenant of the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts is first signed.
18th of August 1783 EVENT A huge fireball meteor is seen across the United Kingdom as it passes over the east coast.
18th of August 1838 EVENT The Wilkes Expedition, which would explore the Puget Sound and Antarctica, weighs anchor at Hampton Roads in 1838
18th of August 1848 EVENT Camila O'Gorman and Ladislao Gutierrez are executed on the orders of Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas.
18th of August 1864 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Globe Tavern : Union forces try to cut a vital Confederate supply-line into Petersburg, Virginia, by attacking the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad.
18th of August 1868 EVENT French astronomer Pierre Jules Cesar Janssen discovers helium.
18th of August 1870 EVENT Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Gravelotte is fought.
18th of August 1877 EVENT Asaph Hall discovers Martian moon Phobos.
18th of August 1891 EVENT Major hurricane strikes Martinique, leaving 700 dead.
18th of August 1903 EVENT German engineer Karl Jatho allegedly flies his self-made, motored gliding airplane four months before the first flight of the Wright Brothers.
18th of August 1909 EVENT Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.
18th of August 1917 EVENT A Great Fire in Thessaloniki, Greece destroys 32% of the city leaving 70,000 individuals homeless.
18th of August 1920 EVENT The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage.
18th of August 1938 EVENT The Thousand Islands Bridge, connecting New York State, United States with Ontario, Canada over the St. Lawrence River, is dedicated by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
18th of August 1941 EVENT Adolf Hitler orders a temporary halt to Nazi Germany's systematic T4 euthanasia program of the mentally ill and the handicapped due to protests.
18th of August 1948 EVENT The Australian cricket team completed a 4 : 0 Ashes series win over England during their undefeated Invincibles tour.
18th of August 1950 EVENT Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.
18th of August 1958 EVENT Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel Lolita is published in the United States.
18th of August 1963 EVENT American civil rights movement: James Meredith becomes the first black person to graduate from the University of Mississippi.
18th of August 1965 EVENT Vietnam War: Operation Starlite begins : United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war.
18th of August 1966 EVENT Vietnam War: the Battle of Long Tan occurs, when a patrol of 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment encounter the Viet Cong.
18th of August 1971 EVENT Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam.
18th of August 1976 EVENT In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjeom, the Axe Murder Incident results in the death of two US soldiers.
18th of August 1977 EVENT Steve Biko is arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No 83 of 1967 in King William's Town, South Africa. He would later die of the injuries sustained during this arrest bringing attention to South Africa's apartheid policies.
18th of August 1982 EVENT Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.
18th of August 1983 EVENT Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 22 people and causing over USD $1 billion in damage (1983 dollars).
18th of August 1989 EVENT Leading presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galan is assassinated near Bogota in Colombia.
18th of August 1992 EVENT Wang Laboratories files for bankruptcy.
18th of August 2000 EVENT A Federal jury finds the US EPA guilty of discrimination against Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, later inspiring passage of the No FEAR Act.
18th of August 2005 EVENT Dennis Rader is sentenced to 175 years in prison for the BTK serial killings.
18th of August 2005 EVENT Massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people.
18th of August 2008 EVENT President Of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf resigns due to pressure from opposition.
18th of August 1414 BIRTHDAY Jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)
18th of August 1450 BIRTHDAY Marko Marulic, Croatian poet (d. 1524)
18th of August 1579 BIRTHDAY Charlotte Flandrina of Nassau, Roman Catholic nun (d. 1640)
18th of August 1587 BIRTHDAY Virginia Dare, first English child born in North America
18th of August 1596 BIRTHDAY Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)
18th of August 1605 BIRTHDAY Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)
18th of August 1606 BIRTHDAY Maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)
18th of August 1611 BIRTHDAY Ludwika Maria Gonzaga, queen of Poland (d. 1650)
18th of August 1657 BIRTHDAY Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1743)
18th of August 1685 BIRTHDAY Brook Taylor, English mathematician (d. 1731)
18th of August 1692 BIRTHDAY Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (d. 1740)
18th of August 1720 BIRTHDAY Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers, English murderer (d. 1760)
18th of August 1750 BIRTHDAY Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (d. 1825)
18th of August 1754 BIRTHDAY Francois, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat, French general (d. 1833)
18th of August 1774 BIRTHDAY Meriwether Lewis, American explorer (d. 1809)
18th of August 1792 BIRTHDAY John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1878)
18th of August 1803 BIRTHDAY Nathan Clifford, American statesman, diplomat, and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1881)
18th of August 1819 BIRTHDAY Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaievna, Duchess of Leuchtenberg (d. 1876)
18th of August 1822 BIRTHDAY Isaac P. Rodman, American Union general (d. 1862)
18th of August 1830 BIRTHDAY Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)
18th of August 1834 BIRTHDAY Marshall Field, American retailer(d. 1906)
18th of August 1841 BIRTHDAY William Halford, American naval officer (d. 1919)
18th of August 1855 BIRTHDAY Alfred Wallis, English artist and mariner (d. 1942)
18th of August 1857 BIRTHDAY Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (d. 1926)
18th of August 1870 BIRTHDAY Hugh Bromley-Davenport, England cricketer (d. 1954)
18th of August 1870 BIRTHDAY Lavr Georgevich Kornilov, Russian general (d. 1918)
18th of August 1879 BIRTHDAY Aleksandr Rodzyanko, Russian general (d. 1970)
18th of August 1885 BIRTHDAY Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and essayist (d. 1964)
18th of August 1890 BIRTHDAY Walther Funk, German Nazi politician (d. 1960)
18th of August 1893 BIRTHDAY Burleigh Grimes, American baseball player (d. 1985)
18th of August 1893 BIRTHDAY Ernest MacMillan, Canadian musician (d. 1973)
18th of August 1896 BIRTHDAY Jack Pickford, Canadian-born actor (d. 1933)
18th of August 1900 BIRTHDAY Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist (d. 1964)
18th of August 1902 BIRTHDAY Margaret Murie, American conservationist, naturalist, and author (d. 2003)
18th of August 1902 BIRTHDAY Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter (d. 1968)
18th of August 1903 BIRTHDAY Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983)
18th of August 1904 BIRTHDAY Max Factor, Polish-born cosmetics entrepreneur (d. 1996)
18th of August 1906 BIRTHDAY Marcel Carne, French film director (d. 1996)
18th of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Edgar Faure, French politician and historian (d. 1988)
18th of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Bill Merritt, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1977)
18th of August 1909 BIRTHDAY Gerard Filion, French Canadian businessman and journalist (d. 2005)
18th of August 1910 BIRTHDAY Herman Berlinski, Polish American composer (d. 2001)
18th of August 1911 BIRTHDAY Amelia Boynton Robinson, American leader in the Schiller Institute
18th of August 1913 BIRTHDAY Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (d. 1983)
18th of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Max Lanier, baseball player (d. 2007)
18th of August 1916 BIRTHDAY Neagu Djuvara, Romanian diplomat
18th of August 1916 BIRTHDAY Dame Moura Lympany, British pianist (d. 2005)
18th of August 1916 BIRTHDAY Don Keefer, American actor
18th of August 1917 BIRTHDAY Caspar Weinberger, American politician (d. 2006)
18th of August 1918 BIRTHDAY Cisco Houston, American folk singer (d. 1961)
18th of August 1919 BIRTHDAY Walter Joseph Hickel, 2nd and 8th Governor of Alaska (d. 2010)
18th of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Godfrey Evans, England cricketer (d. 1999)
18th of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Thomas Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper
18th of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Shelley Winters, American actress (d. 2006)
18th of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Bob Kennedy, baseball player (d. 2005)
18th of August 1921 BIRTHDAY Lydia Litvyak, Soviet pilot, one of only two female flying aces (d. 1943)
18th of August 1921 BIRTHDAY Zdzis?aw Zygulski, Jr., Polish art historian
18th of August 1922 BIRTHDAY Alain Robbe-Grillet, French writer (d. 2008)
18th of August 1923 BIRTHDAY Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer (d. 1982)
18th of August 1923 BIRTHDAY Sadashiv Shinde, Indian cricketer (d. 1955)
18th of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (d. 2006)
18th of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Brian Aldiss, English writer
18th of August 1927 BIRTHDAY Rosalynn Carter, First Lady of the United States
18th of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Marge Schott, baseball team owner (d. 2004)
18th of August 1929 BIRTHDAY Hugues Aufray, French singer
18th of August 1930 BIRTHDAY Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre (d. 2007)
18th of August 1930 BIRTHDAY Bo Hi Pak, Korean church leader
18th of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Dick White, English footballer
18th of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (d. 2010)
18th of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
18th of August 1932 BIRTHDAY Luc Montagnier, French Nobel prized microbiologist
18th of August 1932 BIRTHDAY William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia
18th of August 1933 BIRTHDAY Just Fontaine, French footballer
18th of August 1933 BIRTHDAY Roman Polanski, Polish-born director and actor
18th of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Roberto Clemente, Puerto Rican baseball player and humanitarian (d. 1972)
18th of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Vincent Bugliosi, American attorney
18th of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Carroll, British singer
18th of August 1935 BIRTHDAY Howard Morrison, New Zealand entertainer
18th of August 1935 BIRTHDAY Rafer Johnson, American athlete
18th of August 1936 BIRTHDAY Robert Redford, American actor
18th of August 1938 BIRTHDAY Joe Frank, American radio personality
18th of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian (d. 2008)
18th of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Johnny Preston, American singer
18th of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Robert Horton, British businessman
18th of August 1942 BIRTHDAY Judith Keppel, first British winner of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
18th of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Gianni Rivera, Italian footballer and politician
18th of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Martin Mull, American comedian
18th of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Carl Wayne, English singer (d. 2004)
18th of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Robert Hitchcock, Australian Sculptor
18th of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Barbara Harris, American singer (Toys)
18th of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Joseph Marcell, British actor
18th of August 1949 BIRTHDAY Rudy Hartono, Indonesian badminton player
18th of August 1952 BIRTHDAY Elayne Boosler, American comedian
18th of August 1952 BIRTHDAY Patrick Swayze, American actor (d. 2009)
18th of August 1952 BIRTHDAY Ricky Villa, Argentine former footballer
18th of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Louie Gohmert, American politician
18th of August 1954 BIRTHDAY Angela Dimitriou, Greek singer
18th of August 1954 BIRTHDAY Umberto Guidoni, Italian NASA astronaut
18th of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist
18th of August 1956 BIRTHDAY John Debney, American composer
18th of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician
18th of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Sandeep Patil, Indian cricketer
18th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Carole Bouquet, French actress
18th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Denis Leary, American comedian and actor
18th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Madeleine Stowe, American actress
18th of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Tom Prichard, American wrestler
18th of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Mike LaValliere, baseball player
18th of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Fat Lever, American basketball player
18th of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Timothy Geithner, 75th and current US Secretary of Treasury
18th of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Bob Woodruff, American journalist, anchor
18th of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Birol Unel, German-Turkish actor
18th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico
18th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Geoff Courtnall, Canadian ice hockey player
18th of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Craig Bierko, American actor
18th of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Edith Frost, American singer/songwriter
18th of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Kenny Walker, American basketball player
18th of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
18th of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Jim Florentine, American comedian
18th of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Gustavo Charif, Argentine artist
18th of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Kang Soo-yeon, South Korean actress
18th of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Daler Mehndi, Indian bhangra/pop singer
18th of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Dan Peters, American musician
18th of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Brian Michael Bendis, American comic-book writer
18th of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Lee Seung-yeon, South Korean actress
18th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Isaac Austin, American basketball player
18th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Everlast, American musician
18th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Mark Kuhlmann, German rugby player
18th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Christian Slater, American actor
18th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Edward Norton, American actor
18th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Masta Killa, American rapper
18th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Jessica Hsuan, Hong Kong actress
18th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Malcolm-Jamal Warner, American actor
18th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Greg Dean Schmitz, American film journalist
18th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Richard D James, Irish musician (Aphex Twin)
18th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Jacob Vargas, American actor
18th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Tom Middleton, British musician
18th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer
18th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Keiko Yamada, Japanese singer
18th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Masahiro Nakai, Japanese singer
18th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Shaun Wilson, Australian artist
18th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Victoria Coren, British writer, presenter and poker player
18th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Kaitlin Olson, American actress
18th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Paraskevas Antzas, Greek footballer
18th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Daphnee Duplaix Samuel, American actress and glamor model
18th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Bryan Volpenhein, American rower
18th of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Regine Chassagne, Canadian musician (Arcade Fire)
18th of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Mizuo Peck American Actress
18th of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Andy Samberg, American comedian
18th of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Luke Williams, Welsh musician (Quinoline Yellow)
18th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Stuart Dew, Australian rules footballer
18th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Mohib Mirza, Pakistani actor
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Esteban Cambiasso, Argentine footballer
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Kieron Davies, Welsh-born German rugby player
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Preeti Jhangiani, Indian actress
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Athina Papayianni, Greek race walker
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Rob Nguyen, Australian racing driver
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Bart Scott, American football player
18th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Shockey, American football player
18th of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Cesar Delgado, Argentine footballer
18th of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Dimitris Salpigidis, Greek footballer
18th of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Carla Khan, Pakistani Squash Player
18th of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Jon Schneck, American musician (Relient K)
18th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Cameron White, Australian cricketer
18th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Kris Boyd, Scottish footballer
18th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Danny!, American record producer/hip-hop artist
18th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Mika, Lebanese/British musician
18th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Michael Montgomery, American football player
18th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Robert Huth, German footballer
18th of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Julen Goikoetxea, Spanish Basque cyclist (d. 2006)
18th of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Inge Dekker, Dutch swimmer
18th of August 1986 BIRTHDAY Ross McCormack, Scottish footballer
18th of August 1987 BIRTHDAY Mika Boorem, American actress
18th of August 1988 BIRTHDAY G-Dragon, South Korean musician (Big Bang)
18th of August 1988 BIRTHDAY Eggert Jonsson, Icelandic footballer
18th of August 1988 BIRTHDAY Jack Hobbs, English footballer
18th of August 1992 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth Beisel, American swimmer
18th of August 1992 BIRTHDAY Riko Narumi, Japanese actress
18th of August 1994 BIRTHDAY Jessie Flower, American voice actress
18th of August 0353 DEATH Decentius, Roman usurper
18th of August 0472 DEATH Ricimer, Roman general
18th of August 0849 DEATH Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian
18th of August 1227 DEATH Genghis Khan, Khagan of Mongol Empire
18th of August 1258 DEATH Theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea
18th of August 1276 DEATH Pope Adrian V
18th of August 1318 DEATH Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (Born c. 1268)
18th of August 1430 DEATH Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (Born 1406)
18th of August 1503 DEATH Pope Alexander VI (Born 1431)
18th of August 1559 DEATH Pope Paul IV (Born 1476)
18th of August 1563 DEATH Etienne de La Boetie, French judge and writer (Born 1530)
18th of August 1613 DEATH Giovanni Artusi, Italian composer
18th of August 1620 DEATH Wanli, Emperor of China (Born 1563)
18th of August 1634 DEATH Urbain Grandier, French priest (Born 1590)
18th of August 1642 DEATH Guido Reni, Italian painter (Born 1575)
18th of August 1645 DEATH Eudoxia Streshneva, Tsarina of Mikhail I of Russia (Born 1608)
18th of August 1683 DEATH Charles Hart, English actor (Born 1625)
18th of August 1707 DEATH William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (Born 1640)
18th of August 1712 DEATH Richard Savage, 4th Earl Rivers, English soldier
18th of August 1765 DEATH Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (Born 1708)
18th of August 1809 DEATH Matthew Boulton, English manufacturer and engineer (Born 1728)
18th of August 1815 DEATH Chauncey Goodrich, American politician (Born 1759)
18th of August 1842 DEATH Louis de Freycinet, French explorer (Born 1779)
18th of August 1850 DEATH Honore de Balzac, French writer (Born 1799)
18th of August 1919 DEATH Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (Born 1841)
18th of August 1940 DEATH Walter P. Chrysler, American automobile executive (Born 1875)
18th of August 1942 DEATH Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-born American actress (Born 1888)
18th of August 1943 DEATH Ali-Agha Shikhlinski, Russian-Azerbaijani general (Born 1865)
18th of August 1945 DEATH Subhas Chandra Bose popularly known as Netaji, Indian independence movement leader (Born 1897)
18th of August 1949 DEATH Paul Mares, American musician (Born 1900)
18th of August 1952 DEATH Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga, Chilean Jesuit saint (Born 1901)
18th of August 1963 DEATH Clifford Odets, American playwright (Born 1906)
18th of August 1981 DEATH Anita Loos, American screenwriter (Born 1889)
18th of August 1983 DEATH Nikolaus Pevsner, German-born art historian (Born 1902)
18th of August 1990 DEATH Grethe Ingmann, Danish singer (Born 1938)
18th of August 1990 DEATH B.F. Skinner, American psychological theorist (Born 1904)
18th of August 1992 DEATH Christopher McCandless, subject of the book Into the Wild (Born 1968)
18th of August 1994 DEATH Martin Cahill, The General, infamous Dublin criminal (Born 1949)
18th of August 1998 DEATH Nelly's, Greek photographer (Born 1899)
18th of August 1998 DEATH Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (Born 1950)
18th of August 2001 DEATH David Peakall, British scientist (Born 1931)
18th of August 2002 DEATH Dean Riesner, American film and television writer (Born 1918)
18th of August 2003 DEATH Tony Jackson, English musician (The Searchers) (Born 1938)
18th of August 2004 DEATH Hiram Fong, former U.S. Senator from Hawaii (Born 1906)
18th of August 2004 DEATH Elmer Bernstein, American composer (Born 1922)
18th of August 2005 DEATH Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (Born 1982)
18th of August 2005 DEATH Gao Xiumin, Chinese comedy actress (Born 1959)
18th of August 2006 DEATH Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (Born 1934)
18th of August 2006 DEATH Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (Born 1946)
18th of August 2007 DEATH Michael Deaver, Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff (Born 1938)
18th of August 2009 DEATH Kim Dae-jung,15th President of South Korea (Born 1925)
18th of August 2009 DEATH Robert Novak, American journalist and commentator (Born 1931)
18th of August 2010 DEATH Hal Connolly, American Athlete and hammer thrower (Born1931)
18th of August 2010 DEATH Scott Davis, American Announcer of Track and Field (Born1943)
18th of August 2010 DEATH Benjamin Kaplan, copyright scholar