Historical Events on March 18 (Part 2)

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Hall of fameHall of Fame

2002 The Ramones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • 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
  • 2011 MESSENGER spacecraft enters Mercury's orbit
  • 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

AgreementContract of Interest

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

NBA Coach Phil Jackson
NBA Coach
Phil Jackson
  • 2014 Transnistria formally requests to join the Russian Federation
  • 2014 Russia formally annexes Crimea, previously part of Ukraine. by signing Treaty on Accession
  • 2014 US closes the Syrian embassy in Washington & expels all Syrian diplomats

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2018 Vladimir Putin is elected to a new six-year term as Russian President with 76% of the vote, his fourth term

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2018 First fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car hitting a pedestrain in Tempe, Arizona
  • 2018 Bushfire in Tathra, New South Wales, Australia, destroys over 70 buildings
  • 2018 Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize Kurdish held northern Syrian town of Afrin
  • 2018 Serial bomber suspected after fourth bomb goes off in Austin, Texas, injuring two, total bombing death toll, 2 dead, 5 injured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 US Senator Amy Klobuchar calls on Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary in wake in data mining scandal with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • 2018 African American Stephon Clark shot 20 times by police in his Grandmother's backyard in Sacramento, California during vandalism investigation