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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1913

Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/Rhine

Birth
1913

Rene Clement, Bordeaux France, director/writer (Is Paris Burning)

Birth
1914

Cesar Guerra Peixe, composer

Birth
1914

White Wolf gang beats govt army in Jingdezhen China

Event
1914

James Pack, naval officer museum curator

Birth
1915

French battleship Bouvet explodes, 640 killed

Event
1915

Failed British attack in Dardanelles

Event
1915

Richard Thomas Condon, author

Birth
1916

Louis Toebosch, composer

Birth
1917

William Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies

Death
1918

Socialist Youth AJC organizes in Amsterdam

Event
1918

Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80

Death
1918

Soccer team SON OF Meerssen forms

Event
1919

Order of DeMolay forms in Kansas City

Event
1919

Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1919

Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)

Birth
1920

Greece adopts the Gregorian calendar

Event
1920

Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator

Birth
1920

John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], Poland, Pope (1978- )

Birth
1921

Steamer "Hong Koh" runs aground off Swatow China killing 1,000

Event
1921

2nd Peace of Riga, Poland enlarged

Event
1922

Mohandas K Gandhi sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment

Event
1922

Brit magistrates in India sentence Gandhi to 6 years for disobedience

Event
1922

1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)

Event
1922

WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions

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