>On June 18, 1948, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights adopted its International Declaration of Human Rights.

On June 18, 1884, Edouard Daladier,the French politician who was a signer of the Munich Pact of 1938, was born.

On June 18, 1812, The United States declared war against Britain.

On June 18, 1815, British and Prussian troops defeated the French under Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo in Belgium.

On June 18, 1873, Suffragist Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.