Everyday has different holidays and celebrations most of us do not even know about. Here are the holidays for today, March 18th.
March 18th Holidays
March 18th Trivia
- 1782 John Caldwell Calhoun d. 1850 7th U.S. Vice-President (1824-32) was born.
- 1837 Grover Cleveland d. 1908 22nd and 24th U.S. President (1885-89, 1893-97) was born.
- 1965 – First Space Walk By Soviet cosmonaut Alexey A. Leonov. He exited the capsule Voskhod 2 for a 12-minute spacewalk.
- 1990 – Largest Art Theft A pair of thieves dressed as policeman steal $500,000,000 in art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
- 1972 – First U.S. Navy ship named in honor of a black naval officer The USS Jesse L. Brown is launched. Jesse Brown was the first black American naval aviator and the first black naval officer killed in combat (1950, Korea).
- 1963 – Vanessa Williams Miss New York, the first black Miss America and actress was born.
- 2005 – After a lengthy legal battle over the right of her husband to unplug Terri Schiavo’s feeding against her family’s wishes, the tube was removed resulting in her death 13 days later.