March 18 holidays in 2018

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
Earth God's Birthday
Taiwan Observance
2018 Winter Paralympics end
South korea Observance
Zhonghe Festival
China Observance


Historical Events

  • 1766: The Stamp Act is repealed by the British Parliament.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  • 1968: A requirement that U.S currency be backed by a gold reserve is repealed by the United States Congress.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

  • 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.