Historical Events In March - 18
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1980 Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50 on March - 18.
1980 On this day in history erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79
1982 Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident on March - 18.
1982 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60 on March - 18.
1983 Umberto of Piemonte, King Umberto II of Italy (1946), dies on March - 18.
1984 Charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1985 Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC on March - 18.
1985 Jack Miller, orch leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89 on March - 18.
1986 On March - 18 treasury Department announces plans to alter paper money
1986 On this day in history bernard Malamud, US writer (Fixer, Natural), dies at 71
1987 On this day in history gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica & Matthew)
1987 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on March - 18.
1987 On this day in history bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82
1989 On this day in history 27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth
1989 On March - 18 california Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
1989 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51 on March - 18.
1990 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends on March - 18.
1990 A Tampa little leaguer, dies, after being struck by a pitch on March - 18.
1990 East Germany's first elections in over sixty years on March - 18.
1990 In a step towards the unification of Germany, the Conservative alliance wins the East German parliamentary elections with 48 per cent of vote on this day in history.
1990 Largest Art robbery in the history (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston), where 12 paintings valued at $100 million are stolen on March - 18.
1990 The first free elections in German Democratic Republic, Conservatives beat Communists on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history robin Harris, actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies at 36
1991 On this day in history apple computer head Steve Jobs weds Laurene Powell
1991 Mike Tyson beats Razor Ruddock in the 7th round on March - 18.
1991 On March - 18 more than 70,000 people mass in the streets of several east German cities demanding an end to economic woes.
1991 Jack McCoy, Radio/TV personality, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1992 Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion on March - 18.
1992 Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury on this day in history.
1992 Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56 on March - 18.
1993 On this day in history amsterdam stock exchange hits record ƒ12.2 billion
1993 Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in NYC on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history south Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police