Today in History, English
Today in History, English

30565March 18Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Alexander of JerusalemCyril of JerusalemEdward the MartyrFridianusSalvator
30566March 18Holiday and observanceEarliest date on which Holy Wednesday can fall, while April 21 is the latest celebrated on the week before Easter. (Christianity)
30567March 18Holiday and observanceFlag Day (Aruba)
30568March 18Holiday and observanceGallipoli Memorial Day (Turkey)
30569March 18Holiday and observanceMens' and Soldiers' Day (Mongolia)
30570March 19Event1279 – A Mongolian victory at the Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty in China.
30541March 18Death2012 – Imra Agotić, Croatian general (b. 1943)
30542March 18Death2012 – Furman Bisher, American journalist (b. 1918)
30543March 18Death2012 – William R. Charette, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1932)
30544March 18Death2012 – William G. Moore Jr., American general (b. 1920)
30545March 18Death2012 – George Tupou V of Tonga (b. 1948)
30546March 18Death2012 – Jalal Zolfonun, Iranian setar player and composer (b. 1937)
30547March 18Death2013 – Muhammad Mahmood Alam, Pakistani general and pilot (b. 1935)
30548March 18Death2013 – Mindy Baha El Din, American-Egyptian ornithologist and environmentalist (b. 1958)
30549March 18Death2013 – Henry Bromell, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1947)
30550March 18Death2013 – Clay Ford, American lawyer and politician (b. 1938)
30551March 18Death2013 – Earl Hersh, American baseball player (b. 1932)
30552March 18Death2013 – Robin M. Williams, New Zealand mathematician and academic (b. 1919)
30553March 18Death2014 – Catherine Obianuju Acholonu, Nigerian author, playwright, and academic (b. 1951)
30554March 18Death2014 – Jorge Arvizu, Mexican voice actor (b. 1932)
30555March 18Death2014 – Kaiser Kalambo, Zambian footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1953)
30556March 18Death2014 – Joe Lala, American actor and drummer (Blues Image and Manassas) (b. 1947)
30557March 18Death2014 – Lucius Shepard, American author and critic (b. 1943)
30558March 18Death2014 – Ara Shiraz, Armenian sculptor (b. 1941)
30559March 18Death2015 – Zhao Dayu, Chinese footballer and manager (b. 1961)
30560March 18Death2015 – Roy Doty, American illustrator (b. 1922)
30561March 18Death2015 – Thomas Hopko, American priest and theologian (b. 1939)
30562March 18Death2015 – Grace Ogot, Kenyan nurse, journalist, and politician (b. 1930)
30563March 18Death2015 – Shaw Taylor, English actor and television host (b. 1924)
30564March 18Holiday and observanceAnniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico)

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