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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1871

Communards revolt in Paris

Event
1872

Frank Hoyt Losey, composer

Birth
1875

Ferdinand Laub, composer, dies at 43

Death
1876

F Freiligrath, writer, dies at 65

Death
1877

Clem Hill, cricketer (all-time great Australian batsman)

Birth
1877

President Hayes appoints Frederick Douglass marshal of Wash DC

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1880

Christopher K H de Ner‚e tot Babberich, cartoonist

Birth
1881

Oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963)

Birth
1881

Paul Le Flem, composer

Birth
1881

Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens (MSG)

Event
1882

Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer

Birth
1886

Kurt Koffka, Germany, Gestalt psychologist

Birth
1886

Leopold Zunz, German intellect (Synagogue Poetry), dies at 91

Death
1886

Edward Everett Horton, Bkln NY, actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show)

Birth
1886

Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, Dutch author (Between Heaven and Earth)

Birth
1888

Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor

Birth
1889

F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands

Birth
1889

William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66

Death
1890

Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education

Birth
1890

1st US state naval militia organized (Massachusetts)

Event
1891

Britain is linked to the continent by Telephone

Event
1892

Robert P Tristram Coffin, poet/reporter (WW II)

Birth
1892

Lord Stanley presents silver challenge cup for hockey (Stanley Cup)

Event
1893

Wilfred Owen, England, anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth)

Birth
1895

200 blacks leave Savannah, Ga for Liberia

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