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|August 18th, 2005||Event||Dennis Rader is sentenced to 175 years in prison for the BTK serial killings.|
|August 18th, 2005||Event||Massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people.|
|August 18th, 2004||Event||In Dublin, Ireland the Dublin Port Tunnel excavation works are completed.|
|August 18th, 2000||Event||Federal jury found the US EPA guilty of discrimination against Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, later inspiring passage of the No FEAR Act.|
|August 18th, 1992||Event||Wang Laboratories files for bankruptcy.|
|August 18th, 1989||Event||Leading presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galan is assassinated near Bogota in Colombia.|
|August 18th, 1983||Event||Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 22 people and causing over USD $1 billion in damage (1983 dollars).|
|August 18th, 1982||Event||Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.|
|August 18th, 1977||Event||Steve Biko was arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No 83 of 1967 in King William s Town, South Africa. He would later die of the injuries sustained during this arrest bringing attention to apartheid.|
|August 18th, 1976||Event||In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjeom, the Axe Murder Incident results in the death of two US soldiers.|
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