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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1922

Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician

Birth
1924

Madhussudan Rege, cricketer (15 runs in only Test India v WI 1948-49)

Birth
1924

John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79

Death
1925

Peter Graves, Minneapolis Mn, actor (James Phelps-Mission Impossible)

Birth
1925

(8) 60-MPH tornadoes speed Mo, In, Il, Ky, and Tn kills 689

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1927

John Harold Kander, composer (Cabaret, Funny Lady, Kramer vs Kramer)

Birth
1927

George Plimpton, NYC, sports writer (Paper Lion)

Birth
1928

Fidel V Ramos, pres (Phillipines)

Birth
1928

William R Boggs, Georgia, Brig Gen/chief of engineers under Bragg

Birth
1928

Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32

Death
1929

Dmitri Shostakovitch' "The new Babylon," premieres in Leningrad

Event
1929

Kai Winding, rocker

Birth
1929

Ctirad Kohoutek, composer

Birth
1929

Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)

Birth
1930

Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game

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1930

Maurice Peress, NYC, conductor (KC Philharmonic 1974-80)

Birth
1931

1st electric shavers go on sale in US (Schick)

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1931

Juan Bautista Aznar becomes premier of Spain

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1931

Howard Coble, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )

Birth
1932

John Updike, Shillington Pa, poet/novelist (Rabbit Run)

Birth
1932

F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk, president South Africa (1989-94)

Birth
1933

Radio Clube de Mocambique's, 1st radio transmission

Event
1933

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

Event
1933

Unita Blackwell, 1st black mayor in Mississippi

Birth
1933

Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60

Death