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|June 18th, 2006||Event||The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.|
|June 18th, 2001||Event||Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India.|
|June 18th, 1996||Event||Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts.|
|June 18th, 1984||Event||A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-1985 miners strike. The incident later becomes known as the Battle of Orgreave.|
|June 18th, 1983||Event||Space Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.|
|June 18th, 1981||Event||The AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California.|
|June 18th, 1979||Event||SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.|
|June 18th, 1965||Event||Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam.|
|June 18th, 1959||Event||Governor of Louisiana Earl K. Long is committed to a state mental hospital; he responds by having the hospital s director fired and replaced with a crony who proceeds to proclaim him perfectly sane.|
|June 18th, 1954||Event||Pierre Mendes-France becomes Prime Minister of France.|
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