This was 230th day of the year and 135 days remained in the year.
August 18 in History
Congress established the Bureau of Immigration, forerunner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
When Tennessee ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, the three-quarters of the states necessary was achieved and American women got the right to vote.
Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita was published.
James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi.
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