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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1952

1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Phila)

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1952

Communist offensive in Korea

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1953

NL approves Boston Braves move to Milwaukee (1st shift since 1903)

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1953

KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Boston Braves move to Milwaukee

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1953

Helmer C Koetje, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)

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1953

Jamie West-Oram, rocker (Fixx)

Birth
1953

15th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas 69-68

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1953

Margaret L Augustine, Buffalo NY, project manager (Biosphere 2)

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1953

Nicholas Wisdom, cricketer (son of comic Norman, 2 games Sussex 1974)

Birth
1953

Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die

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1954

Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies

Death
1954

James F Reilly II, Mt Home AFB Idaho, PhD/astronaut (STS 89, sk:100)

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1955

Graham Porter, cricketer (1 day intl for Australia 1979)

Birth
1955

I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan

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1956

Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85

Death
1956

"The Model" Rick Martel, [Richard Vignault], wrestler (WWF/AWA)

Birth
1956

Louis Bromfield, writer, dies at 59

Death
1956

Ingamar Stenmark, Sweden, slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)

Birth
1957

WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins

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1957

Christer Fuglesang, Stockholm Sweden, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup)

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1957

Melvin Gentry, vocalits/guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)

Birth
1958

Andreas Wenzel, Liechtenstein, skier (Olympic-silver-1980)

Birth
1958

Dodgers announces mascot/clown Emmett Kelly will not perform in 1958

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1959

President Dwight D Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill

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