Historical Events In March - 18
Monday, 11 December 2023
1994 Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), lands on March - 18.
1994 On this day in history zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy
1995 On March - 18 michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement
1995 Spanish princess Elena (31) weds Jaime de Marichalar y Saenez Tejada on this day in history.
1995 STS 67 (Endeavour 8) lands after 16½ days on March - 18.
1995 On this day in history charles Drain, singer, dies at 65
1996 On this day in history alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84
1997 Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history willem de Kooning (abstract artist), dead Alzheimer's at 92
2007 On this day in history the 2007 Formula 1 World Championship Begins with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne
2012 On this day in history superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium
2013 On this day in history explosions kill 25 people at a bus park in Kano, Nigeria
2014 On this day in history phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to be president of the New York Knicks
2018 Vladimir Putin is elected to a new six-year term as Russian President with 76% of the vote, his fourth term on this day in history.
2018 On March - 18 first fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car hitting a pedestrain in Tempe, Arizona
2018 Bushfire in Tathra, New South Wales, Australia, destroys over 70 buildings on March - 18.
2018 Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize Kurdish held northern Syrian town of Afrin on this day in history.
2018 Serial bomber suspected after fourth bomb goes off in Austin, Texas, injuring two, total bombing death toll, 2 dead, 5 injured on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history uS Senator Amy Klobuchar calls on Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary in wake in data mining scandal with Cambridge Analytica
2018 African American Stephon Clark shot 20 times by police in his Grandmother's backyard in Sacramento, California during vandalism investigation on March - 18.
2018 On March - 18 in the Russian presidential election, Vladimir Putin is elected for a fourth term.
2020 On March - 18 uS President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agree to close the US-Canada border, the world's longest, to non-essential travel to curb COVID-19
2020 On March - 18 [COVID-19 pandemic] The European Broadcasting Union announces that the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will be cancelled due to COVID-19 in Europe, the first cancellation in the contest's 64-year history.
2020 On this day in history [COVID-19 pandemic] Solidarity trial, a WHO-sponsored group dedicated to finding a cure against COVID-19, is announced by Director-General of WHO Tedros Adhanom.