This Day in History on 18 September

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 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World Water Monitoring Day

Important Events

1759 – French and Indian War: The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec are signed.

1948 – Operation Polo is terminated after the Indian Army accepts the surrender of the army of Hyderabad.

2016 – The 2016 Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, India by terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed results in the deaths of nineteen Indian Army soldiers and all four attackers.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1906 – Kaka Hathrasi, Indian poet and author (d. 1995)

1950 – Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor (d. 2009)

1968 – Upendra Rao, Indian actor, director, and politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

1992 – Mohammad Hidayatullah, Indian lawyer, judge, and politician, 6th Vice President of India (b. 1905)

2013 – Veliyam Bharghavan, Indian politician (b. 1928)

Futher Reading

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