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  1. The most well-known dwarf planet Pluto has been somewhat controversial. Pluto was classified as the ninth planet of the Sun for 76 years. It was discovered on February 18, 1930 by Clyde W. Tombaugh.

  2. Chestnut's diary was comprised of her observation of the war from February 18, 1861 to June 26, 1865.

  3. The United States did not recognize Canada as an independent sovereign state until February 18, 1927

  4. The highest temperature ever recorded in Guam was 96 °F (36 °C) on April 18, 1971 and April 1, 1990, and the lowest temperature ever recorded was 65 °F (18 °C) on February 8, 1973.

  5. World's first official airmail flight was piloted by Henri Pequet, who flew with 6,500 letters a distance of 13 km (8.1 mi) from Allahabad to Naini - the nearest station on the Bombay-Calcutta line, on February 18, 1911

  6. Bernard Challen Webber, a United States Coast Guardsman and his crew of three, rescued 32 of 33 crewmen of the stricken T2 tanker SS Pendleton which broke in half off of Cape Cod during a horrific storm on February 18, 1952

  7. On February 18, 1928, a derby plane from a nearby airshow crashed in the middle of downtown Macon, GA, killing both pilots on board and injuring dozens when the sidewalk collapsed. There is now a small bronze propeller with the date inscribed cemented into the sidewalk.

  8. In the landmark supreme court case Roe v Wade, Jane Roe was actually a placeholder name typically used for anonymous plaintiffs, and the plaintiff’s real name was Norma McCorvey and she died age 69 on February 18

  9. The first automobile race run on a circuit was staged in France on 18 February 1900.

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Bernard Challen Webber, a United States Coast Guardsman and his crew of three, rescued 32 of 33 crewmen of the stricken T2 tanker SS Pendleton which broke in half during a horrific storm on February 18, 1952 off Cape Cod

In the three-year period which followed the murder of JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald, 18 material witnesses died. An actuary by the "London Sunday Times," concluded that on November 22, 1963, the odds against these witnesses being dead by February 1967, were one hundred thousand trillion to one.

In the landmark supreme court case Roe v Wade, Jane Roe was actually a placeholder name typically used for anonymous plaintiffs, and the plaintiff’s real name was Norma McCorvey and she died age 69 on February 18

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On 18 February 1973 Richard Petty, the "King of Stock Car Racing," won the Daytona 500 before a crowd of over 103,000 spectators, marking the first time a stock car race had drawn over 100,000 spectators. Six years later on the same day, Petty became the first man to win six Daytona 500s.

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On 18 february 1478, George Plantagenet -1st Duke of Clarence- was executed after revolting against his brother King Edward IV. Rumours soon spread he chose the method of execution himself: drowned in a butt of malmsey wine.

Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta (February 18, 1745 – March 7, 1827) was an Italian[1][2] physicistknown for the invention of the battery in the 1800s.

"World War No. 2" was first coined on February 18, 1919 as speculation after the First World War

Today’s date 18 February 3102 BCE is considered by Hindus to be the beginning of Kali Yuga, the Dark Age of moral degeneration when Krishna is separated from people, that will continue until Krishna’s return.

On February 18, 2013, eight men armed with assault rifles and driving police vehicles robbed $50 million worth of diamonds that were being loaded on a plane at Brussels airport. The entire thing lasted for 20 minutes and was so quiet that the passengers didn't notice a thing.

Queen Elizabeth II served as a mechanic and driver in World War II. In February 1945, after months of begging her father to let his heir pitch in, Elizabeth — then an 18-year-old princess — joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service.

On February 18, 1979, it snowed in the Sahara Desert.

Pluto didn't get to complete a single orbit around the sun until it was demoted to no longer being a planet. It was discovered on February 18, 1930 and takes 248.09 Earth years to go one time around the sun.

On February 18, 1913, Pedro Lascurain becomes President of Mexico for 45 minutes. This is the shortest term to date of any president of any country

On February 18, 1913, Pedro Lascurain becomes President of Mexico for 45 minutes. This is the shortest term to date of any president of any country.