May 18, 1918 in History

Event:

TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale, Pennsylvania kills 200





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1980 Mount St. Helens blows its top in Washington State, 60 die
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1804 Napoleon Bonaparte proclaimed Emperor of France
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