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July 18: This Day That Year

July 18

- 64 - Great Fire of Rome begins under the Emperor Nero.

- 1817 - Jane Austen, English novelist (Pride and Prejudice), dies (born December 16, 1775, age 41).

- 1864 - USA: President Lincoln asks for 500,000 volunteers for military service.

- 1918 - Birthday: Nelson Mandela born in Mvezo, Umtatu, South Africa (died December 5, 2013, age 95).

- 1925 - Adolf Hitler publishes his book "Mein Kampf".

- 1950 - Birthday: Richard Branson (founder of Virgin Group) born in London, England.

- 1951 - Uruguay adopts its constitution.

- 1968 - The Intel Corporation was founded in Santa Clara, California.

- 1980 - 1st Indian satellite named Rohini 1 was launched into orbit.

- 2012 - Syria: Suicide bombing kills Minister of Defense of Syria.

- 2012 - Kim Jong-un is officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea and given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People's Army.

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