What day of the week was October 18, 1977?

The day of the week October 18th, 1977 fell on was a Tuesday.

Andreas Baader the German militant (b. 1943) died on this day in 1977. As did Gudrun Ensslin the German militant leader, founded the Red Army Faction (b. 1940) , Jan-Carl Raspe the Austrian-German militant (b. 1944) .

German Autumn: a set of events revolving around the kidnapping of Hanns-Martin Schleyer and the hijacking of a Lufthansa flight by the Red Army Faction (RAF) comes to an end when Schleyer is murdered and various RAF members allegedly commit suicide.