Today in History: A Bank Was Robbed For The First Time In Turkey

A Bank Was Robbed For The First Time In Turkey
A Bank Was Robbed For The First Time In Turkey

August 18 is the 230th (231th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 135.

Railways

  • 18 August 1875 The status of the studies carried out in Anatolia and Rumelia and the amount of money spent per kilometer of unfinished roads have been requested and 2 million 400 thousand gold has been spent for the most unfinished lines at the end of the investigation.
  • 18 August 1908 Aydin railway workers and officers strike.
  • August 18 2011 first time in Turkey, in the path of a high-speed train Ankara Demirspor, Chelsea, Eskisehirspor and Konyaspor club organized with the participation of the High Speed ​​Train (YHT) Football Tournament began. Genclerbirligi won the cup in the final match, defeating Konyaspor 2-0.

Olaylar 

  • 1235 – Great fire in Lausanne.
  • 1789 – Revolution in Liège (Belgium).
  • 1868 - French astronomer Pierre Janssen discovered the element helium.
  • 1877 - Asaph Hall discovers Mars' moon Phobos.
  • 1917 – Great Thessaloniki fire: As a result of the fire in Thessaloniki; More than 32% of the city was devastated, leaving 72.000 people homeless.
  • 1920 – Women were granted the right to vote in the USA.
  • 1936 – The authority to operate the radios was given to the Post, Telegraph and Telephone Company (PTT).
  • 1944 - Jews liberated from Drancy concentration camp in France.
  • 1950 - President of the Belgian Communist Party, Julien Lahaut, is assassinated.
  • 1952 – Izmir became NATO's Southeast Headquarters.
  • 1958 – Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita, published in the USA.
  • 1961 – A bank was robbed for the first time in Turkey. Necdet Elmas, who robbed the bank, was caught in Darica on 30 August.
  • 1964 – Turkish wrestlers won 1964 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals at the 1 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo.
  • 1971 – Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam.
  • 1983 - Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast; 22 people died.
  • 1989 – Tadeusz Mazowiecki becomes the first Prime Minister of Eastern Europe's first non-communist Government in Poland.
  • 1998 - Testifying to the Grand Jury, US President Bill Clinton confessed to his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
  • 1998 – Falling into an economic crisis, Russia decided to stop all foreign debt payments.
  • 2007 – A passenger plane belonging to Atlas Jet was hijacked. It was determined that the kidnapping action, which did not cause any loss of life and property, was carried out to protest the USA. The plane was lowered to Antalya Airport.
  • 2008 – Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf resigns due to opposition pressure.

births 

  • 1305 – Ashikaga Takauji, warrior and statesman who overthrew the imperial government and founded the Ashikaga shogunate, which ruled Japan from 1338 to 1573 (d. 1358)
  • 1587 – Virginia Dare, first English born in America (d. ?)
  • 1685 – Brook Taylor, English mathematician (d. 1731)
  • 1750 – Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (d. 1825)
  • 1792 – John Russell twice served as prime minister of Great Britain (d. 1878)
  • 1803 – Nathan Clifford, American statesman, diplomat, and lawyer (d. 1881)
  • 1830 – Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary (d. 1916)
  • 1855 Alfred Wallis, English fisherman and painter (d. 1942)
  • 1870 – Lavr Kornilov, commander of the Russian Imperial Armies in the Russian Civil War, explorer, general (d. 1918)
  • 1890 – Walther Funk, German politician (d. 1960)
  • 1890 – Georgi Pyatakov, Russian Bolshevik revolutionary leader and communist politician (d. 1937)
  • 1906 – Marcel Carné, French film director (d. 1996)
  • 1907 – Henri-Georges Clouzot, French film director and screenwriter (d. 1977)
  • 1908 – Edgar Faure, French politician and historian (d. 1988)
  • 1912 – Ertuğrul Osman Osmanoğlu, Ottoman Dynasty Chief (d. 2009)
  • 1912 – Otto Ernst Remer, officer and major general of Nazi Germany (d. 1997)
  • 1914 – Lucy Ozarin, American psychiatrist (d. 2017)
  • 1916 – Neagu Djuvara, Romanian writer, historian, critic, journalist, philosopher, and diplomat (d. 2018)
  • 1920 – Shelley Winters, American actress and Oscar winner (Anne Frank's Diary ve Poseidon Adventure known for his films) (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Lydia Litvyak, Soviet female fighter pilot (d. 1943)
  • 1922 – Alain Robbe-Grillet, French writer, director and screenwriter (d. 2008)
  • 1927 - Rosalynn Carter, wife of Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States
  • 1929 - Hugues Aufray, French singer
  • 1932 – Luc Montagnier, French virologist
  • 1933 – Just Fontaine was the French top scorer of the 1958 FIFA World Cup
  • 1933 - Roman Polanski, Polish director
  • 1935 – Hifikepunye Pohamba, Namibian politician
  • 1936 – Gulzar, Indian poet, songwriter, filmmaker, director, and playwright
  • 1937 – Duygun Yarsuvat, Turkish academic, lawyer and sports administrator
  • 1937 – Robert Redford, American actor, director, and Academy Award winner for Best Director
  • 1940 – Erdogan Hot, Turkish theater, TV series and film actor (d. 2019)
  • 1942 – Tunç Okan, Turkish cinema director and actor
  • 1943 – Gianni Rivera, former Italian football player and politician
  • 1948 – Veysel Eroğlu, Turkish politician
  • 1952 Patrick Swayze, American actor (d. 2009)
  • 1953 Louie Gohmert is an American lawyer.
  • 1957 – Denis Leary is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director.
  • 1958 - Madeleine Stowe is a Golden Globe Award-winning American actress
  • 1959 – Tom Prichard, American former professional wrestler and coach
  • 1962 – Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
  • 1963 – Hidayet Karaca, Turkish presenter and Editor-in-Chief
  • 1965 – Hayrunnisa Gul, wife of Turkey's 11th President Abdullah Gul
  • 1965 – Ikue Ōtani, Japanese voice actor and actress
  • 1967 – Daler Mehndi, Indian musician, songwriter and producer
  • 1969 – Christian Slater, American actor
  • 1969 – Edward Norton, American actor
  • 1971 – Patrik Andersson, Swedish national football player
  • 1971 – Aphex Twin, Irish electronic music artist and composer
  • 1976 – Paraskevas Ancas, Greek national football player
  • 1978 – Andy Samberg, American comedian, actor, writer, director, and singer
  • 1980 – Emir Spahić, Bosnian football player
  • 1980 – Esteban Cambiasso, Argentine football player
  • 1981 – César Delgado, Argentine football player
  • 1981 - Dimitris Salpigidis, Greek football player
  • 1983 - Kris Boyd, Scottish football player
  • 1983 – Mika, Lebanese-British singer
  • 1984 – Robert Huth, German football player
  • 1985 – Bryan Ruiz, Costa Rican national football player
  • 1988 – G-Dragon is the leader of the Korean R&B – Hip Hop group Big Bang
  • 1988 - Jack Hobbs is an English footballer.
  • 1989 - Ana Dabovic, Serbian basketball player
  • 1992 – Bogdan Bogdanović, Serbian basketball player
  • 1992 – Frances Bean, American visual artist and model (Kurt Cobain's daughter)
  • 1993 – Jung Eun-ji, South Korean singer, dancer, actress and vocalist for Apink
  • 1993 – Maia Mitchell, Australian singer and actress
  • 1994 – Ceyda Aktaş, Turkish volleyball player
  • 1997 – Renato Sanches, Portuguese football player

Weapon 

  • 330 – Helena, wife of Roman Emperor Constantius Chlorus and mother of Constantine I (b. ca. 246/50)
  • 1227 – Genghis Khan, Mongolian politician, military leader, and founder of the Mongol Empire (b. 1162)
  • 1258 – II. Theodoros, Emperor of the Nicaean Empire (b. 1221)
  • 1503 – VI. Alexander, 214th Pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1431)
  • 1559 – IV. Paulus, pope from 23 May 1555 to 18 August 1559 (b. 1476)
  • 1563 – Étienne de La Boétie, French writer, philosopher, judge, and politician (b. 1530)
  • 1620 – Wanli, 13th emperor of the Ming Dynasty (b. 1563)
  • 1642 – Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)
  • 1648 – İbrahim, 18th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1615)
  • 1765 – Franz I, Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1708)
  • 1822 – Armand-Charles Caraffe, French painter and engraver (b. 1762)
  • 1823 – André-Jacques Garnerin, French aviator and inventor of the rimless parachute (b. 1769)
  • 1841 – Louis de Freycinet, French sailor (b. 1779)
  • 1850 – Honoré de Balzac, French writer (b. 1799)
  • 1853 – Joseph René Bellot, French Arctic explorer (b. 1826)
  • 1865 – Alexandros Mavrochordatos, Greek politician (b. 1791)
  • 1919 – Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian producer of spirits (b. 1841)
  • 1940 – Walter Chrysler, American mechanic and founder of the Chrysler automobile company (b. 1875)
  • 1943 – Aliaga Shihlinsky, general of the Russian Imperial Army (b. 1863)
  • 1944 – Ernst Thaelmann, German politician and leader of the German Communist Party (b. 1886)
  • 1945 – Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian politician (b. 1897)
  • 1950 – Julien Lahaut, Belgian politician and President of the Belgian Communist Party (b. 1884)
  • 1961 – Turan Seyfioğlu, Turkish film actor
  • 1971 – Peter Fleming, English journalist and traveler (b. 1907)
  • 1973 – Franz Hillinger, Austrian architect (b. 1895)
  • 1984 – İbrahim Kafesoğlu, Turkish historian, Turcologist and academic (b. 1912)
  • 1990 – Grethe Ingmann, Danish singer (b. 1938)
  • 1990 – Burrhus Frederic Skinner, American psychologist, author, inventor, social reform advocate, and poet (b. 1904)
  • 1992 – Christopher McCandless, American traveler (b. 1968)
  • 1992 – John Sturges, American film director (b. 1910)
  • 2000 – Selim Naşit Özcan Turkish cinema and theater artist (b. 1928)
  • 2004 – Elmer Bernstein, American composer (b. 1922)
  • 2007 – Norman Ickeringill, Australian wrestler (b. 1923)
  • 2008 – Ertan Savaşçı, Turkish actor, director and voice actor (b. 1937)
  • 2009 – Kim Dae-jung, former president of South Korea (1998-2003) (b. 1924)
  • 2009 – Nezihe Meriç, Turkish writer (b.1925)
  • 2010 – Carlos Hugo was president of the House of Bourbon-Parma from 1977 until his death (b. 1930)
  • 2010 – Harold Connolly, American hammer thrower (b. 1931)
  • 2015 – Khaled Assad, Syrian archaeologist (b. 1934)
  • 2015 – Bud Yorkin, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2016 – Rovshen Caniyev was a Talysh-born outlaw (b. 1975)
  • 2016 – Jérôme Monod, French businessman and politician (b. 1930)
  • 2017 – Pertti Alaja, Finnish national football player and sports manager (b. 1952)
  • 2017 – Bruce Forsyth, English television presenter and entertainer (b. 1928)
  • 2017 – Zoe Laskari, Greek film, theater and television actress (b. 1941)
  • 2018 – Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and United Nations Secretary-General (b. 1938)
  • 2018 – Jack Costanzo, American musician, dancer, composer, bandleader, and actor (b. 1919)
  • 2018 – Gabriel López Zapiain, Mexican former football player (b. 1943)
  • 2018 – Ronnie Moore, Australian-born New Zealand motorcycle racer (b. 1933)
  • 2018 – Sıtkı Sezgin, Turkish actress (b. 1949)
  • 2019 – Kathleen Blanco, American politician (b. 1942)
  • 2019 – Encarna Paso, Spanish actress, film and television actress (b. 1931)
  • 2020 – Ben Cross, English actor (b. 1947)
  • 2020 – Mariolina De Fano, Italian actress (b. 1940)
  • 2020 – Amvrosius Parashkevov, Bulgarian Orthodox cleric (b. 1942)
  • 2020 – Azizur Rahman, Bangladeshi Awami League politician (b. 1943)
  • 2020 – Cesare Romiti, Italian economist and businessman (b. 1923)
  • 2020 – Jack Sherman, American rock guitarist and songwriter (b. 1956)
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