18 March

18 March

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 18th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 18th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Sleep Day.
  • Happy Holi
  • National Awkward Moments Day
  • Forgive Mom & Dad Day
  • National Biodiesel Day
  • World Sleep Day

Historic Events

German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck resigns after 19 years of disagreement with German Emperor Wilhelm II.

British magistrates in India sentenced M.K. Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience.

Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler meet at Brenner Pass where the Italian dictator agrees he will join Germany’s impending war effort in the west.

1987: Christopher Wallace’s (Notorious B.I.G.) funeral, 18th March 1987

1987: Christopher Wallace’s (Notorious B.I.G.) funeral, 18th March 1987

1968: Arnold Schwarzenegger saw NYC for the first time (1968)

1968: Arnold Schwarzenegger saw NYC for the first time (1968)

1965: Alexey Leonov, the first man to step out to open space, 18 March 1965

1965: Alexey Leonov, first man to step out to open space, 18 March 1965

Liban, 1965.

Liban, 1965.

1930: Brooklyn Supreme, the biggest horse ever. 199 cm tall and 1450 kg weight. 1930

1930: Brooklyn Supreme, the biggest horse ever. 199 cm tall and 1450 kg weight. 1930

1905: A student at the University of Madras, India studying for exams with his hair tied to a nail in the wall to keep from falling asleep, 1905

A student at the University of Madras, India studying for exams with his hair tied to a nail in the wall to keep from falling asleep, 1905

A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72.

A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72.

1878: Ottoman Army waiting for an attack from Russians at Bosphorus, 1878

Ottoman Army waiting for an attack from Russians at Bosphorus, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Lily Collins was born.
  • Adam Levine was born.
  • Shashi Kapoor was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Robert Walpole died.
  • Chuck Berry died.
  • Umberto II of Italy died.

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