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On This Day: February 18th

This is 49th day of the year and 316 days remain in the year.

in history
1546
Martin Luther, German leader of the Protestant Reformation, died.
1564
Michelangelo Buonarotti, Italian painter, sculptor, and architect, died.
1885
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain was published.
1930
Pluto, the ninth planet in the solar system, was discovered by American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh.
1953
The first 3-D movie, Bwana Devil, opened in New York.
2001
Dale Earnhardt, Sr., died from injuries sustained at the Daytona 500.
2001
FBI agent Robert Philip Hanssen was arrested and charged with spying for Russia.
February 18 BirthdaysToni Morrison1931–, American Author.
Charles Michael Schwabsteel magnate
John Travoltaactor
Louis Comfort Tiffanyartist, decorative designer
Sholem Aleichemauthor
Helen Gurley Browneditor, author
George Kennedyactor
Molly Ringwaldactress
Matt Dillonactor



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