June 18 in history: Egypt declared Republic, Napolean's defeat, and more

From Staines Air Disaster in London to the launch of Kazakhstan's first satellite, here's what happened on this day in history

1815

Napoleon is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo

(Photograph:WION)

1953

Egyptian revolution of 1952 ends & Egypt is declared a Republic

(Photograph:WION)

1972

118 die in the Staines Air Disaster in London

(Photograph:WION)

1979

Leonid Brezhnev and Jimmy Carter sign SALT II

(Photograph:WION)

2006

KazSat, Kazakhstan's first satellite is launched

(Photograph:WION)

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