Historical Events In March - 18
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1963 On March - 18 supreme Court's Miranda Decision: defendants must have lawyers
1964 On this day in history norbert Wiener, US mathematician (cybernetics), dies at 69
1965 On March - 18 egypt's exiled King Farouk dies in Rome.
1965 Rolling Stones fined £5 each for public urination on March - 18.
1965 On March - 18 soviet astronaut Alexei Leonov is first man to walk in space
1965 On March - 18 uSSR launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes first spacewalk (20 minutes)
1965 Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45 on this day in history.
1966 General Suharto forms government in Indonesia on March - 18.
1966 Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1 on March - 18.
1967 On March - 18 beatles' "Penny Lane", single goes #1
1967 On this day in history oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock off the Isles of Scilly Cornwall UK & spills oil
1967 On March - 18 jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42
1968 Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve on this day in history.
1968 Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85 on March - 18.
1969 On this day in history barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43
1970 Cambodia military coup under General Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees on March - 18.
1970 On March - 18 mail service paralyzed by first major postal strike
1971 200 die in landslide into Lake Yanahuani, Chungar Peru on March - 18.
1971 On this day in history george Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v S Africa 1924), dies
1972 People's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on March - 18.
1973 On this day in history lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
1974 On this day in history most Arab oil producing nations end embargo against US
1974 On March - 18 david C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87
1975 On March - 18 kurds end fight against Iraqi army
1976 James McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1977 Clash releases their first recording "White Riot" on March - 18.
1977 On March - 18 in the Congo, President Marien Ngouabi is assassinated.
1977 US restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, N Korea & Cambodia on this day in history.
1977 Vietnam hands over MIA to US on March - 18.
1977 Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered on March - 18.
1978 On this day in history 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario CA
1978 On March - 18 pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death
1978 On March - 18 faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84
1979 Battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran on March - 18.