This Day in History on 18 October

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 18 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World Menopause Day

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1950 – Om Puri, Indian actor (d. 2017)

1965 – Zakir Naik, Indian Islamic preacher

1974 – Amish Tripathi, Indian author

1977 – Jyothika, Indian actress


1978 – Kunal Kapoor, Indian actor

1984 – Freida Pinto, Indian actress and model

Death/ Death Anniversary

1976 – Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Indian poet and author (b. 1895)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History