11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 18th September

Lance Armstrong

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1709 - The creator of the first dictionary of the English language, Samuel Johnson, is born in England

2. 1759 - The French formally surrenders Quebec to the British

3. 1851 - The first edition of The New York Daily Times, which later becomes The New York Times, is published

4. 1961- UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold is killed in an air crash

5. 1964 - The first episode of the The Addams Family is broadcast in the US

6. 1970 - Rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix dies after collapsing at a party in London

7. 1971 - Lance Armstrong is born

8. 1973 - Future President Jimmy Carter files a report with the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP), claiming he had seen an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) 

9. 1987 - Fatal Attraction starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close, opens in cinemas

10. 1999 - Sammy Sosa becomes the first player in major league baseball history to hit 60 homers in two seasons

11. 2004 - Britney Spears marries Kevin Federline

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