This Day in History :: 18 August
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18 August 1976 : Daphnee Lynn Duplaix: Manhattan, New York -- Playmate (July 1997)
18 August 1976 : Tom Malchow: United States -- 200m butterfly / free (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist)
18 August 1974 : Sekou Soumah: Soccer player (Willem II)
18 August 1973 : Alex Pijper: Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
18 August 1973 : Clarence Benford: NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
18 August 1973 : Luke Fickell: Defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints)
18 August 1972 : Derrick Harris: Running back (St. Louis Rams)
18 August 1972 : Loraine Lambert: Ipswich Queensland, golfer (NZ champ 1991, 92)
18 August 1972 : Nate Jones: Chicago, Illinois -- Heavyweight boxer (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist)
18 August 1972 : Ray Jacobs: NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)

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18 August 1996 : Geoffrey Dearmer: Poet, dies at 103
18 August 1996 : Hugo Gabriel Gryn: Rabbi, dies at 66
18 August 1995 : James Ackley Maxwell: Actor / director (Traitors, Otley), dies at 66
18 August 1995 : Sylvester Louis Adams: Murderer, dies at 39
18 August 1994 : Gottlob Frick: Singer, dies at 88
18 August 1994 : John Beavan: Newspaper Editor, dies at 84
18 August 1994 : Judy Ann Scott-Fox: Agent, dies at 56
18 August 1994 : Richard Lawrence Millington Synge: Chromatographer, dies at 79
18 August 1993 : Alf Bold: German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47
18 August 1992 : Gerard Sonder: Dutch radio host (AVRO)

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18 August 1995 : Cards reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save
18 August 1994 : 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
18 August 1993 : Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern Switz, destroyed by fire
18 August 1992 : "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances
18 August 1991 : Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
18 August 1991 : Hurricane Bob hits NC with 115 mph wind
18 August 1991 : Pan Am games closes in Havana
18 August 1989 : Arturo Barrios of Mexico sets 10K record (27:08.23) in Berlin
18 August 1989 : Bucky Dent replaces Dallas Green as New York Yankee manager
18 August 1988 : FDA approves Minoxidil as a hair loss treatment

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