18. March

of the 18. March is the 77. Day of the Gregorian calendar (the 78. in leap years), thus 288 days up to the year end remain.

Historical anniversaries
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Table of contents

of events

politics

Jubilant revolutionaries after barricade fights to 18. March 1848 in Berlin, in the background the lock

economics

science and technology

culture

religion

disasters

  • 1925: A heavy Tornado in the USA demands 2,000 dead ones and 6,500 hurt.
  • 1937: Natural gas - explosion in a school in new London, Texas, kills 400 humans, mostly children.
  • 1953: An earthquake inwest Turkey demands 250 human lives.
  • 1971: With a landslide large Gesteinsmassen fall the released Flutwelle of 30 m height into the lake Yanahuani into Peru, destroy the mine settlement Chungar and kill several hundred persons.
  • 1980: On thatRocket launching site Plesetsk in north Russia exploded with the start preparations during the refueling a Wostok-2M - rocket and kills 48 persons.
  • 1996: In Manila 150 humans die with a fire in a discotheque because of locked emergency exits.
  • 1997: The trunk of a Russian Antonov An-24 - Charter plane breaks apart during a flight into Turkey . 50 persons die, the type of aircraft receive after the misfortune grounding.

sport

Entries from athlete IC world records are under the respective discipline under Leichtathletik; for events within the range formula 1 see there.

born

Friedrich III. of Denmark (* 1609)

died

Ferdinand Franz Wallraf († 1824)

of celebration and anniversaries

  • international day of the assistance for the political prisoners (from 1923 to 1933)
  • country wide action day for the libertythe political prisoners (since 1996)
  • church anniversaries
    • Hl. Kyrill of Jerusalem, bishop, church teacher (catholic, Evangelist, anglikanisch, orthodox)

see also: Historical anniversaries, time scale

 

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