Historical Events on March 18 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 214 of 214

  • 1996 A nightclub fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 162.
  • 1997 Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die
  • 2003 FBI agents raid the corporate headquarters of HealthSouth Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama on suspicion of massive corporate fraud led by the company's top executives.
  • 2003 British Sign Language is recognised as an official British language.
  • 2005 Terri Schiavo's feeding tube is removed at the request of her husband.
  • 2012 Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium
  • 2012 Joachim Gauck elected President of the Federal republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly
  • 2013 Explosions kill 25 people at a bus park in Kano, Nigeria
  • 2013 A car bombing kills 10 people and injures 20 in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • 2013 98 people are killed and 248 are injured across Iraq from a series of bombings and shootings

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2014 Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to be president of the New York Knicks

  • 2014 Transnistria formally requests to join the Russian Federation
  • 2014 Russia and Crimea sign an accession treaty
  • 2014 US closes the Syrian embassy in Washington & expels all Syrian diplomats