Today in History July 18
2013 Government of Detroit declares bankruptcy
The city, which was up to $20 billion in debt, became the largest municipal entity in the United States to declare bankruptcy.
1993 Agathe Uwilingiyimana elected as Prime Minister of Rwanda
Rwanda’s only female prime minister’s tenure was cut short when she was assassinated at the outset of the Rwandan genocide.
1968 Intel is founded
Founded in Santa Clara, California, the Intel corporation is the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer.
1925 Mein Kampf is published
Adolf Hitler’s autobiographical book was written while he served his sentence for treason in prison.
1870 The first Vatican Council, also known as Vatican I, decrees the doctrine of Papal infallibility
The doctrine claims that the Pope cannot err when speaking on issues of morality and/ or faith.