Today is Sunday, March 18, 2018.
1640 P. de LaHire --1718
1782 John C. Calhoun, statesman
1796 J. Steiner --1862
1837 Grover Cleveland, President (1885-1889, 1893-1897)
1858 Rudolf Diesel, invented an engine, heard of it?
1886 Edward Everett Horton
1926 Peter Graves
1927 George Plimpton
1932 John Updike, poet and novelist.
1938 Charlie Pride
1941 Wilson Pickett
1959 Irene Cara
1963 Vanessa Williams
1964 Bonnie Blair
1966 Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains
1970 Queen Latifah
1541 de Soto is first European to record flooding of the Mississippi
1766 Britain repeals Stamp Act, partial cause of American Revolution.
1850 American Express founded
1850 American Express founded.
1881 Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1909 Einar Dessau of Denmark - first ham broadcaster.
1931 First electric razor marketed by Schick.
1938 Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties.
1952 First plastic lens for cataract patients fitted, Philadelphia.
1959 Pres Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill
1965 Russia launches 2nd Voshkod, first spacewalk - Aleksei Leonov.
1992 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows v3.1.
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