July 18 in History
1927July 18, 1927:
Ty Cobb becomes the first player to reach 4,000 hits in the history of baseball.
1930July 18, 1930:
The SHO football club is established in Old Beijerland, Netherlands.
1959July 18, 1959:
The American drama film titled “The Nun's Story” premieres in the USA.
1980July 18, 1980:
English rock band ‘Joy Division’ releases their second studio album titled “Closer”.
1994July 18, 1994:
British songwriter and singer Seal releases a single titled "Kiss From a Rose".
2001July 18, 2001:
Rhythm-and-blues musician Ike Turner is convicted for drug-related crimes.
2008July 18, 2008:
American singer and composer Billy Joel becomes the final artist to perform at the legendary Shea Stadium before it was closed down.
2014July 18, 2014:
Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira sets a record after she became the first person to reach more than 100 million likes on Facebook.
2018July 18, 2018:
BBC loses a privacy lawsuit to British singer and philanthropist Cliff Richard.