11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 18th March


Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1584 - Russian Czar Ivan IV, or 'Ivan The Terrible', dies at age 53

2. 1900 - Ajax (Amsterdam Football Club) is formed

3. 1905 - Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are married

4. 1913 – King George I of Greece is assassinated

5. 1940 - Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini hold a meeting at the Brenner Pass. The Italian dictator agrees to join in Germany's war against France and Britain during the meeting

6. 1951 – Ben Cohen, American businessman and co-founder of Ben and Jerry's, is born

7. 1967 - The oil tanker Torrey Canyon is wrecked off the Cornish coast of England, spilling 919,000 barrels of oil into the sea.

8. 1970 - Actress / Rapper Queen Latifah is born

9. 1986 - Buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson

10. 1992 - White South Africans back an overwhelming mandate for political reforms to end apartheid

11. 2002 - George Michael's single Freeek! is released in Britain

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