On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 40-year old Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki overtakes Wilt Chamberlain to go 6th with 31,424 points on the NBA scorers' list; Mavs suffer 129-125 OT loss to New Orleans Pelicans
  • Champion racing pigeon Armando "the Lewis Hamilton of pigeons" sells for a record $1.42 million in Belgium
  • Italian charity chip Mare Jonio rescues 50 migrants off the coast of Libya
  • Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi makes national radio address to the nation after Cyclone Idai, saying more than 1,000 people feared dead with 100,000 at risk
  • Suspected terrorist attack by shooter aboard a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands kills 3 and injures 5

Event of interestEvent of Interest

UK Speaker of the House John Bercow rules a third vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal is not possible without new changes

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • “Historic to catastrophic flooding" faced by Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota according to US National Weather Service