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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1943

Red Army evacuates Belgorod

Event
1944

Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79

Death
1944

Nazi Germany occupies Hungary

Event
1944

2,500 women trample guards and floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago Illinois dept store

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1945

Aleksey Vakhonin, USSR, bantam weight (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1945

Maurice "Rocket" Richard becomes the 1st NHLer to score 50 goals

Event
1945

1,250 US bombers attacks Berlin

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1945

US Task Force 58 attacks targets on Kiushu

Event
1946

Michael Reagan, talk show host, Ronald's son

Birth
1947

David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)

Birth
1947

Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)

Birth
1947

Barry Wilson, Engld, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)

Birth
1948

Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting

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1948

France and Great Britain and Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels

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1948

Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)

Birth
1949

WGAL TV channel 8 in Lancaster, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Org) ratified

Event
1949

Starr Danias, NYC, ballerina (Turning Point)

Birth
1949

Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, Irish snooker player (2X world-champ)

Birth
1950

Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)

Birth
1950

John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)

Birth
1950

James Conlon, NYC, conductor (Cincinnati May Festival-1979)

Birth
1950

CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship

Event
1950

"Touch and Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 176 performances

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1951

Pat O'Sullivan wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

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