What Happened on March 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Joachim Gauck elected President of the Federal republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly
  • Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium

Famous Divorces

  • "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • George Tupou V, King of Tonga, dies at 63