TODAY IN HISTORY - June 18th

1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes 1st female to fly across Atlantic Ocean
1981 - The AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California.
1996 - Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1942 - Paul McCartney, Liverpool UK, English musician and member of The Beatles
1942 - Roger Ebert, Urbana Ill, film critic (Siskel & Ebert at the Movies)

 

 

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