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February 18, 1517 - Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII
February 18, 1745 - Alessandro Volta, Italian scientist
February 18, 1838 - Ernst Mach, Physicist, after whom Mach speed numbers are named
February 18, 1876 - The first direct telegraph link from Britain to New Zealand was set up
February 18, 1911 - The world's first official regular air mail service began
February 18, 1915 - During World War 1, Germany blockaded Britain with submarines
February 18, 1929 - Len Deighton, English novelist
February 18, 1930 - The planet Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh
February 18, 1931 - Ned Sherrin, British broadcaster and writer
February 18, 1933 - Bobby Robson, Former England football manager
February 18, 1954 - John Travolta, American film actor; 'Grease'
February 18, 1959 - Greta Scacchi, American film actress
February 18, 1965 - The Gambia became an independent country within the Commonwealth
February 18, 1967 - Robert Oppenheimer, the American inventor of the atomic bomb, died
February 18, 1972 - A report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem
 


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