March 18 holidays in 2019

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
National Anthem and Flag Day
Aruba Public Holiday
Oil Expropriation Day
Mexico Observance
Soldiers' Day
Mongolia Observance
Birthday of Al-koutb Said Mouhammad Cheikh Al Maarouf
Comoros Observance
St. Patrick's Day
Canada (Newfoundland And Labrador) Local Holiday
St. Patrick's Day observed
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Day off for Benito Juárez's Birthday Memorial
Mexico National Holiday
St Patrick's Day observed
United kingdom (Northern Ireland) Local Holiday
Evacuation Day observed
United states (Massachusetts) State Holiday

Historical Events on March 18

  • 1766: The Stamp Act is repealed by the British Parliament.
  • 1793: Andreas Joseph Hofmann declares the Republic of Mainz – the first modern German republic.
  • 1850: William Fargo and Henry Well found American Express.
  • 1871: Adolphe Thiers orders that the city of Paris be evacuated.
  • 1874: Hawaii signs a treaty with the U.S that grants exclusive trade rights with them.
  • 1913: King George I of Greece is assassinated in Thessaloniki.
  • 1937: Italian forces are defeated at the Battle of Guadalajara during the Spanish Civil War by Spanish forces.
  • 1940: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini form an alliance against the U.K and France at a meeting held at Brenner Pass in the Alps during World War II.
  • 1953: Over 260 people are killed when an earthquake strikes Western Turkey.
  • 1959: The Hawaii Admission Act becomes law.
  • 1968: A requirement that U.S currency be backed by a gold reserve is repealed by the United States Congress.
  • 1969: The U.S begins secret bombing missions along the Sihanouk Trail in Cambodia.
  • 1971: Over 200 people are killed at a mining camp in Chugar by a landslide.
  • 1996: A fire in a Philippine nightclub in Quezon City kills over 160 people.
  • 2015: Armed gunmen attack the Bardo National Museum in Tunisia. Over 50 people are wounded and another 23 are killed.

Famous Birthdays on March 18

  • English activist, politician and Nobel Prize laureate, Randal Cremer is born in 1828.
  • American Lawyer and the 22nd & 24th President of the U.S., Grover Clevland is born in 1837.
  • German engineer and inventor of the Diesel Engine, Rudolf Diesel is born in 1858.
  • English soldier and poet, Wilfred Owen is born in 1893.
  • English actor Paul Barber is born in 1951.
  • American lawyer and 45th Mayor of St. Louis, Francis G. Slay is born in 1955.
  • American model, actress and singer, Vanessa Williams is born in 1963.
  • American rapper and actress, Queen Latifah is born in 1970.