THIS DAY IN HISTORY 18/03


HISTORICAL EVENTS ON THIS DAY:

1895 – 200 blacks leave Savannah, Ga for Liberia

1922 – British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

1962 – Algerian War ends after 7½ yrs (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees

1978 – Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death

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This day in #history 18/03
MARCH 18TH

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1325 – According to legend, Tenochtitlan is founded on this date. The event is depicted on the Mexican coat of arms.

1793 – The first republican state in Germany, the Republic of Mainz, is declared by Andreas Joseph Hofmann.

1895 – 200 blacks leave Savannah, Ga for Liberia

1922 – British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

1962 – Algerian War ends after 7½ yrs (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees

1978 – Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1837 – Grover Cleveland, [Stephen], NJ, 22nd/24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97)

1869 – [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, British PM (C, 1937-40)

1938 – Shashi Kapoor, Calcutta India, actor (Shalimar, Heat & Dust)

1970 – Queen Latifah, rap singer/actress (Khadijah James-Living Single)

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1979 – Adam Levine, American singer (Maroon 5)

1986 – Abdennour Cherif El Ouazzani, Algerian footballer

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