18th September

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2003 Hurricane Isabel hits North Carolina Hurricane Isabel hits North Carolina with winds of 100 mph and then heads north, 40 lives are lost.
1976 Mao Zedong's funeral takes place The funeral of Mao Zedong takes place in Tiananmen Square.
1970 Jimi Hendrix dies Jimi Hendrix dies of asphyxiation following drinking wine and taking drugs
1961 UN Secretary General killed in plane crash United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold is killed in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
1960 Fidel Castro arrives in New York Fidel Castro arrives in New York as head of the Cuban United Nations delegation.
1905 Greta Garbo is born Actress Greta Garbo is born in Stockholm, Sweden.
1810 Chile declares independence Chile declares its independence from Spain
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On This Day - 18th September