18th April

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    18th April


    • 1. 18th April, 1775 : American revolution , British naval advancement begins.

    • 2. 18th April, 1783: American Revolution , fighting ceased, exactly 8 years after it began.

    • 3. 18th April, 1797: Battle of Neuweid French troops beat Austrian Army.

    • 4. 18th April, 1848: Battle of Cerro Gordo , American victory over Mexico makes way for invasion of US Troops to invade Mexico.

    • 5. 18th April, 1915: French Pilot Roland Garros's plane shot down but he glided down to Germany for safe landing during World War I .

    • 6. 18th April, 1930: BBC Radio Announced : There is no news.

    • 7. 18th April, 1942: Doolittle Raid on Japan during World War 2 , Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoa bombed.

    • 8. 18th April, 1943: During Operation Vengeance :, Admiral Yamamoto killed when his plane shot down during World War 2.

    • 9. 18th April, 1945: Heligoland Island of Germany attacked by 1000 bomber planes.

    • 10. 18th April, 1954: Gen. Gamal Abdel Naser seizes power in Egypt.

    • 11. 18th April,1992: Gen. Abdul Roshid Dostum revolts again President Najibullah of Afghanistan and joined with Ahmed Shah Massoud to capture power.

    (Source : Wikipedia)

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