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Important Events Of March 18



1997    Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die
1996    50,000 swimmers raise 15 million for charity during BT's Swimathon '96
1995    Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement
1995    STS-67 (Endeavour 8) lands after 16 days
1995    Spanish princess Elena (31) weds Jaime de Marichalar y Saenez Tejada
1994    South Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police
1994    Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), lands
1994    Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy
1993    "Sisters Rosensweig" opens at Barrymore Theater New York City for 556 performances
1993    Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in New York City
1993    Sri Lanka beat England in Test match by 5 wickets
1992    "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 38 perf
1992    Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1992    Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion
1992    Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury
1991    Apple computer head Steve Jobs weds Laurene Powell
1991    Mike Tyson beats Razor Ruddock in the 7th round
1991    Philadelphia '76ers retires Wilt Chamberlain's #13 jersey
1991    Reggie Miller (Indiana) ends NBA free throw streak of 52 games
1990    1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
1990    32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
1990    A Tampa little leaguer, dies, after being struck by a pitch
1990    Biggest U.S. art robbery, $100's millions at Gardner Museum, Boston
1990    Colleen Walker wins Circle K Tucson LPGA Golf Open
1989    27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth
1989    California Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
1989    Dino Ciccarelli sets Washington Capitals record of 7 pts in a game
1989    Largest Art robbery in the history (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston), where 12 paintings valued at $100 million are stolen
1987    Gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica and Matthew)
1987    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986    Exciting draw in final gives NSW the Sheffield Shield over Qld
1986    Treasury Department announces plans to alter paper money
1985    Capital Cities Communications Inc. acquires ABC
1985    Commissioner Peter Ueberroth reinstates Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle
1984    Chris Johnson wins LPGA Tucson Conquistadores Golf Open
1982    Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident
1981    Buffalo Sabres sets NHL record of 9 goals in 1 period (vs Toronto)
1980    Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50
1979    "On the 20th Century" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 460 performances
1979    Battles between Kurds and Iranians break in Sananday Iran
1979    Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic
1978    250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario California
1978    Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death
1977    Clash releases their 1st recording "White Riot"
1977    U.S. restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, North Korea and Cambodia
1977    Vietnam hands over MIA to U.S.
1975    Kurds end fight against Iraqi army
1974    Most Arab oil producing nations end embargo against US
1973    "Seesaw" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 296 performances
1973    Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1972    AIAW 1st basketball champs, Immaculata beats West Chester State 52-48
1972    China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1972    Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for 1st time in 225 games (Boston U)
1972    Memphis' Larry Miller sets ABA record of 67 pts in a game
1971    200 die in landslide into Lake Yanahuani, Chungar Peru
1970    Cambodia military coup under General Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees
1970    KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, Texas (ABC) suspends broadcasting
1970    Mail service paralyzed by 1st major postal strike
1970    NFL selects Wilson as official football and scoreboard as official time
1969    "Come Summer" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City for 7 performances
1968    Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve
1968    WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968    WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967    Beatles' "Penny Lane," single goes #1
1967    Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock and spills oil
1966    "Pousse Cafe" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 3 performances
1966    General Suharto forms government in Indonesia
1966    Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1
1965    "Do I Hear a Waltz?" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 220 performances
1965    Rolling Stones fined 5 pounds each for public urination
1965    U.S.S.R. launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes 1st spacewalk (20 minutes)
1963    "Tovarich" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 264 performances
1963    France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1963    Supreme Court's Miranda Decision; defendants must have lawyers
1963    WGSF TV channel 28 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962    Algerian War ends after 7 years (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees
1962    Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of Supreme Soviet of U.S.S.R.
1961    Poppin' Fresh Pillsbury Dough Boy introduced
1959    Boston Celtic's Bill Sharman begins record of 56 straight free-throws
1959    President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill
1958    Dodgers announces mascot/clown Emmett Kelly will not perform in 1958
1957    WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
1955    I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan
1953    15th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas 69-68
1953    Boston Braves move to Milwaukee
1953    Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die
1953    KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, Texas (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953    NL approves Boston Braves move to Milwaukee (1st shift since 1903)
1952    1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia)
1952    Communist offensive in Korea
1951    Pat O'Sullivan wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1950    "Touch and Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 176 performances
1950    CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship
1949    NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, treaty ratified
1949    WGAL TV channel 8 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (NBC) begins broadcasting
1948    France and Great Britain and Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels
1948    Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting
1945    1,250 U.S. bombers attacks Berlin
1945    Maurice "Rocket" Richard becomes the 1st NHLer to score 50 goals
1945    U.S. Task Force 58 attacks targets on Kiushu
1944    Nazi Germany occupies Hungary
1944    2,500 women trample guards and floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago, Illinois department store
1943    James Oglethorpe (U.S.) and Terkolei (Netherlands), torpedoed and sinks
1943    Red Army evacuates Belgorod
1942    Illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters
1942    2 black players, Jackie Robinson and Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out
1940    Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France and Britain
1938    Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties
1938    New York 1st requires serological blood tests of pregnant women
1938    President Cardena of Mexico nationalizes U.S. and British oil companies
1937    Gas explosion in school in New London Texas: 294 die
1933    Radio Clube de Mocambique's, 1st radio transmission
1933    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1933    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1931    1st electric shavers go on sale in U.S. from Schick
1931    Juan Bautista Aznar becomes premier of Spain
1930    Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game
1929    Dmitri Shostakovich' "The new Babylon," premieres in Leningrad
1922    1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)
1922    British magistrates in India sentence Mohandas K. Gandhi to 6 years in prison for disobedience
1922    WBT-AM in Charlotte North Carolina begins radio transmissions
1921    2nd Peace of Riga, Poland enlarged
1921    Steamer "Hong Koh" runs aground off Swatow China killing 1,000
1920    Greece adopts the Gregorian calendar
1919    Order of DeMolay forms in Kansas City
1918    Soccer team SON OF Meerssen forms
1918    Socialist Youth AJC organizes in Amsterdam
1915    Failed British attack in Dardanelles
1915    French battleship Bouvet explodes, 640 killed
1914    White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China
1911    North Dakota enacts a hail insurance law
1910    1st opera by an U.S. composer (Converse) performed at the Met, New York City
1909    Einar Dessau of Denmark makes 1st ham broadcast
1904    1st performance of Edward Elgar's "In the South (Alassio)"
1902    Enrico Caruso becomes 1st well-known performer to make a record
1902    Schonberg's "Verklarte Nacht," premieres in Vienna
1900    Ajax (Amsterdam Football Club), forms
1899    Phoebe, a moon of Saturn is discovered by Pickering
1895    200 blacks leave Savannah, Georgia for Liberia
1892    Lord Stanley presents silver challenge cup for hockey (Stanley Cup)
1891    Britain is linked to the continent by Telephone
1890    1st U.S. state naval militia organized (Massachusetts)
1881    Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens (MSG)
1877    President Hayes appoints Frederick Douglass marshal of Washington D.C.
1871    Communards revolt in Paris
1870    1st U.S. National Wildlife Preserve, Lake Meritt in Oakland California
1865    Battle of Wilson's raid to Selma, Alabama
1865    Congress of Confederate States of American adjourns for last time
1864    Dale Dike on Humber River crumbles drowning some 240
1859    Vera Cruz besieged by Miramon (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform
1858    Dutch Van der Brugghen government resigns
1850    Henry Wells and William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo
1847    1st Dutch public telegram
1835    Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo Pass
1834    1st railroad tunnel in U.S. completed, in Pennsylvania (275 m long)
1818    Congress approves 1st pensions for government service
1813    David Melville, Newport, Rhode Island, patents apparatus for making coal gas
1810    "Converse," 1st U.S. opera, premieres in New York
1793    2nd Battle at Neerwinden: Austria army beats France
1773    Oliver Goldsmith' "She Stoops to Conquer," premieres in London
1766    Britain repeals the Stamp Act
1754    Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier
1673    Lord Berkley sells his half of New Jersey to the Quakers