July 18th is also known as Insurance Nerd Day and Caviar Day.
We are now on day 199 out of 365, and have 166 days left of the year.
Everyone who was born on this day shares the same star sign, Cancer.
From war and crime to sports and music, this day was certainly an eventful one in history. Here you’ll find some interesting facts and historical events that made July 18 so unique.
Did you know that on this day in 1925, Adolf Hitler published Mein Kampf in Germany? The book sold slowly at first but after his rise to power, the sales increased dramatically, selling 5.2 million copies by 1939.
Keep reading for more facts about July 18th in history!
What Happened On July 18 In History?
Forest fires spread across large areas of Sweden.
The disaster came after an unusually hot summer. Fires were even found far north in the Arctic Circle.
The first stone of Giotto’s Campanile in Italy was laid on this day.
Giotto's Campanile is also known as the bell tower, part of Florence's cathedral complex. The painter Giotto di Bondone was chosen to continue the works and designs for the cathedral on the Piazza del Duomo in Florence.
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