This was 353rd day of the year and 13 days remained in the year.
December 18 Birthdays
December 18 in History
Violin maker Antonio Stradivari died in Cremona, Italy.
Slavery was abolished with the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.
The Supreme Court upheld the wartime internment of Japanese-Americans.
The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania became the first civilian nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States.
The British Parliament abolished the death penalty for murder.
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