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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1830

Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist

Birth
1834

1st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)

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1835

Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo Pass

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1837

Grover Cleveland, [Stephen], NJ, 22nd/24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97)

Birth
1838

Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter

Birth
1838

Randal Cremer, Britain, trade unionist, pacifist (Nobel 1903)

Birth
1839

Francis Fessenden, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906

Birth
1843

Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)

Birth
1844

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Tikhvin Russia, composer (Scheherazade)

Birth
1847

1st Dutch public telegram

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1848

Nathaniel Herreshoff, America Cup yacht designer

Birth
1850

Henry Wells and William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo

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1858

Rudolph C K Diesel, German engineer (Diesel motor)

Birth
1858

Dutch Van der Brugghen govt resigns

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1859

Vera Cruz besieged by Miram¢n (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform

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1864

Karl M Lybeck, Finnish/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten)

Birth
1864

Dale Dike on Humber River crumbles drowning some 240

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1865

Congress of Confederate States of American adjourns for last time

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1865

Battle of Wilson's raid to Selma, AL

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1866

Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer

Birth
1866

John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs (1913-18)

Birth
1867

Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)

Birth
1869

[Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, British PM (C, 1937-40)

Birth
1870

1st US National Wildlife Preserve (Lake Meritt in Oakland Calif)

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1870

Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer, dies at 48

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