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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1976

Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69

Death
1976

James McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73

Death
1977

Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered

Death
1977

Vietnam hands over MIA to US

Event
1977

US restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, N Korea and Cambodia

Event
1977

Clash releases their 1st recording "White Riot"

Event
1978

Dionne Bainbridge, Brisbane QLD Aust, NZ 200m swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1978

Peggy Wood, actress (One Life to Live, Mama), dies at 86

Death
1978

250,000 attend rock concert Calif Jam II in Ontario Calif

Event
1978

Faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84

Death
1978

Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death

Event
1979

Battles between Kurds and Iranians break in Sananday Iran

Event
1979

"On the 20th Century" closes at St James Theater NYC after 460 perfs

Event
1979

Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic

Event
1980

Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50

Event
1980

Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies

Death
1980

Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79

Death
1981

Buffalo Sabres sets NHL record of 9 goals in 1 period (vs Toronto)

Event
1982

Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident

Event
1982

Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60

Death
1983

Umberto of Piemonte, King Umberto II of Italy (1946), dies

Death
1984

Paul Frances Webster, lyricist, dies of Parkinson's disease at 76

Death
1984

Chris Johnson wins LPGA Tucson Conquistadores Golf Open

Event
1984

Charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50

Death
1985

Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC

Event