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October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of the year.

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Quotes of the day from previous years:

2003
He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  • selected by Paullusmagnus
2004
These children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through... ~ David Bowie
  • selected by Kalki
2005
We take the position that there is no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation. ~ Pierre Trudeau (born 18 October 1919)
  • proposed by IP 65.110.28.95 (originally for September 28)
2006
Give me my freedom for as long as I be
All I ask of livin' is to have no chains on me
All I ask of livin' is to have no chains on me
And all I ask of dyin' is to go naturally...
And when I die, and when I'm gone
There'll be one child born, in our world
To carry on, to carry on...

~ Laura Nyro ~
  • proposed by Kalki
2007
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. ~ Logan Pearsall Smith
  • proposed by Kalki
2008
The essential ingredient of politics is timing. ~ Pierre Trudeau
  • proposed by Kalki
2009
Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own. ~ Logan Pearsall Smith
  • proposed by Zarbon
2010 
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Nevertheless, we arose next morning in newness of life. Never before had rocks and ice and trees seemed so beautiful and wonderful, even the cold, biting rainstorm that was blowing seemed full of loving-kindness, wonderful compensation for all that we had endured, and we sailed down the bay through the gray, driving rain rejoicing. ~ John Muir, Stickeen (1915), describing Alaska. October 18 is Alaska Day, commemorating the completion of the US purchase in 1867.

  • 3. Fys. “Ta fys aym”. 14:38, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 20:42, 17 October 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 05:05, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Aphaia 00:30, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

The past is to be respected and acknowledged, but not to be worshipped. It is our future in which we will find our greatness. ~ Pierre Trudeau (born in this date)

  • 2 Kalki 20:35, 17 October 2007 (UTC) I would rank this a 3 or4 but I cannot yet find a source for it.

* 2 InvisibleSun 20:42, 17 October 2007 (UTC)

  • 0 because it is unsourced. - InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 05:05, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Aphaia 00:30, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real. ~ Klaus Kinski

  • 2 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 0 because it is unsourced. InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

I am like a wild animal born in captivity, in a zoo. But where a beast would have claws, I was born with talent. ~ Klaus Kinski

  • 2 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 0 because it is unsourced. InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone. ~ Katherine Kurtz

  • 3 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

I'm not scared of dying
And I, don't really care
If it' s peace you find in dying
Well then, let the time be near. ~ Laura Nyro

  • 2 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, nor out of his feet to be trampled upon by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be beloved. ~ Matthew Henry

  • 3 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

None is so deaf as those that will not hear. ~ Matthew Henry

  • 3 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

As an egg, when broken, never
Can be mended, but must ever
Be the same crushed egg for ever—
So shall this dark heart of mine! ~ Thomas Holley Chivers

  • 3 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Effort without talent is a depressing situation ... but talent without effort is a tragedy. ~ Mike Ditka

  • 3 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 0 because it is unsourced. InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

If you're not in the parade, you watch the parade. That's life. ~ Mike Ditka

  • 2 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 0 because it is unsourced. InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal; its the courage to continue that counts. ~ Mike Ditka

  • 2 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 0 because it is unsourced. InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

I don't believe in living in the past. Living in the past is for cowards. If you live in the past, you die in the past. ~ Mike Ditka

  • 2 Zarbon 04:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 0 because it is unsourced. InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds. ~ Logan Pearsall Smith

  • 3 Zarbon 04:49, 4 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consist in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives a meaning to our life on this unavailing star. ~ Logan Pearsall Smith

  • 2 Kalki 18:46, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 22:29, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 22:08, 17 October 2008 (UTC)


Strategy wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
(Redirected to Category:October 18 article)

From StrategyWiki, the free strategy guide and walkthrough wiki

Games released on October 18.

Pages in category "October 18"

The following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total.

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  • Dig Dug: Digging Strike
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi
  • Duck Hunt

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  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two
  • Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East

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  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All

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  • X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse

Gaming

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Genealogy

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October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of the year.

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Births

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Events

  • 1009 - The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the "mad" Fatimid caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, who hacks the Church's foundations down to bedrock.
  • 1016 - The Danes defeat the Saxons in the Battle of Ashingdon.
  • 1561 - Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen beats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts
  • 1685 - Louis XIV of France revokes the Edict of Nantes, which has protected French Protestants
  • 1748 - Signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of the Austrian Succession.
  • 1767 - Mason-Dixon line, survey separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed
  • 1851 - Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is first published as The Whale by Richard Bentley of London.
  • 1860 - The Second Opium War finally ends at the Convention of Peking with the ratification of the Treaty of Tientsin, an unequal treaty.
  • 1867 - United States takes possession of Alaska, celebrated annually in the state as (Alaska Day).
  • 1898 - United States takes possession of Puerto Rico.
  • 1908 - Belgium annexes the Congo Free State.
  • 1912 - The First Balkan War begins.
  • 1922 - The British Broadcasting Company (later Corporation) is founded by a consortium, to establish a nationwide network of radio transmitters to provide a national broadcasting service.
  • 1925 - The Grand Ole Opry opens.
  • 1944 - Adolf Hitler orders the establishment of a German national militia.
  • 1944 - Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia
  • 1945 - The USSR's nuclear program receives plans for the United States's plutonium bomb from Klaus Fuchs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • 1954 - Texas Instruments announces the first Transistor radio
  • 1964 - The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair closes for its first season after a six-month run.
  • 1968 - A police raid on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's flat finds 168 grains of marijuana. They later plead guilty and are fined £150.
  • 1969 - Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner is charged with possession of marijuana on Hawaii.
  • 1974 - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre opens in theaters.
  • 1977 - German Autumn: a set of events revolving around the kidnapping of Hanns-Martin Schleyer and the hijacking of a Lufthansa flight by the Red Army Faction (RAF) comes to an end when Schleyer is executed and various RAF members commit suicide. The German government states that it would never again negotiate with terrorists.
  • 1989 - Erich Honecker resigns as leader of East Germany.
  • 1993 - Andreas Papandreou begins his second term as Prime Minister of Greece.
  • 2003 - Bolivian Gas War: President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.








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