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Thursday 15 March 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Statehood Day (Maine, 1820)
  • World Consumer Rights Day
  • World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film

Events

  • 1990 – Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union.
  • 1985 – The first Internet domain name is registered (symbolics.com).
  • 1941 – Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier of the Philippines takes its first flight between Manila (from Nielson Field) to Baguio City with a Beechcraft Model 18 making the airline the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.
  • 1927 – The first Women's Boat Race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge takes place on The Isis in Oxford.
  • 1916 – United States President Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 United States troops over the U.S.–Mexico border to pursue Pancho Villa.
  • 1892 – Liverpool F.C. is founded.
  • 1877 – First ever official cricket test match is played: Australia vs England at the MCG Stadium, in Melbourne, Australia.
  • 1875 – Archbishop of New York John McCloskey is named the first cardinal in the United States.
  • 1864 – American Civil War: The Red River Campaign: U.S. Navy fleet arrives at Alexandria, Louisiana.
  • 1781 – American Revolutionary War: Battle of Guilford Court House: Near present-day Greensboro, North Carolina, 1,900 British troops under General Charles Cornwallis defeat a mixed American force numbering 4,400 in a Pyrrhic victory.
  • 1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
  • 493 – Odoacer, the first barbarian King of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, is slain by Theoderic the Great, king of the Ostrogoths, while the two kings were feasting together.

Births

  • 1993 – Michael Fulmer, American baseball player
  • 1991 – Naren Weiss, American actor and playwright
  • 1991 – Tavon Austin, American football player
  • 1991 – Xavier Henry, American basketball player
  • 1990 – Siobhan Magnus, American singer-songwriter
  • 1987 – Eric Decker, American football player
  • 1985 – Jon Jay, American baseball player
  • 1985 – Kellan Lutz, American model and actor
  • 1982 – Emily Dunn, American actress and dancer
  • 1981 – Young Buck, American rapper, producer, and actor
  • 1980 – Freddie Bynum, American baseball player
  • 1979 – Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player and scout
  • 1977 – Brian Tee, Japanese-American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1977 – Joe Hahn, American DJ, producer, and director (Linkin Park)
  • 1976 – Katherine Brooks, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1975 – Eva Longoria, American actress and producer
  • 1975 – will.i.am, American rapper, producer, and actor
  • 1974 – Robert Fick, American baseball player
  • 1973 – Robin Hunicke, American video game designer and producer
  • 1972 – Mark Hoppus, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
  • 1972 – Mike Tomlin, American football player and coach
  • 1970 – Derek Parra, American speed skater and coach
  • 1969 – Kim Raver, American actress
  • 1968 – Mark McGrath, American singer-songwriter and television host
  • 1964 – Rockwell, American singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1963 – Bret Michaels, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1962 – Terence Trent D'Arby, American singer-songwriter
  • 1961 – Craig Ludwig, American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1961 – Terry Cummings, American basketball player and singer
  • 1960 – Mike Pagliarulo, American baseball player and coach
  • 1959 – Harold Baines, American baseball player and coach
  • 1959 – Lisa Holton, American journalist and author
  • 1957 – David Silverman, American animator, director, and screenwriter
  • 1957 – Joaquim de Almeida, Portuguese-American actor
  • 1956 – Clay Matthews, Jr., American football player and coach
  • 1955 – Dee Snider, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1954 – Bob Budiansky, American author and illustrator
  • 1954 – Henry Marsh, American runner and businessman, co-founded MonaVie
  • 1953 – Heather Graham Pozzessere, American author
  • 1952 – Howard Koh, American physician and politician, 14th United States Assistant Secretary for Health
  • 1948 – Kate Bornstein, American author and activist
  • 1946 – Bobby Bonds, American baseball player and coach (d. 2003)
  • 1946 – Howard E. Scott, American funk/rock guitarist and songwriter
  • 1945 – Mark J. Green, American lawyer and politician
  • 1943 – Sly Stone, American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer
  • 1941 – Mike Love, American singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1939 – Ted Kaufman, American engineer and politician
  • 1938 – Charles Lloyd, American saxophonist and flute player
  • 1937 – Marcus Raichle, American neurologist and physiologist
  • 1936 – Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (d. 1986)
  • 1935 – Jimmy Swaggart, American pastor and television host
  • 1935 – Judd Hirsch, American actor
  • 1933 – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American lawyer and judge
  • 1932 – Alan Bean, American captain, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1932 – Arif Mardin, Turkish-American record producer (d. 2006)
  • 1931 – David Hayes, American sculptor and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1930 – Martin Karplus, Austrian-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1928 – Bob Wilber, American clarinet player and saxophonist
  • 1927 – Carl Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2010)
  • 1926 – Ben Johnston, American composer and academic
  • 1926 – Norm Van Brocklin, American football player and coach (d. 1983)
  • 1921 – Madelyn Pugh, American television writer and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1920 – E. Donnall Thomas, American physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
  • 1919 – Lawrence Tierney, American actor (d. 2002)
  • 1918 – Richard Ellmann, American author and critic (d. 1987)
  • 1916 – Frank Coghlan, Jr., American actor and pilot (d. 2009)
  • 1916 – Harry James, American trumpet player, bandleader, and actor (d. 1983)
  • 1913 – Macdonald Carey, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1911 – Lightnin' Hopkins, American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1982)
  • 1904 – George Brent, Irish-American actor (d. 1979)
  • 1904 – J. Pat O'Malley, English-American actor (d. 1985)
  • 1897 – Jackson Scholz, American runner (d. 1986)
  • 1892 – James Basevi Ord, Mexican-American colonel (d. 1938)
  • 1887 – Marjorie Merriweather Post, American businesswoman and philanthropist, founded General Foods (d. 1973)
  • 1874 – Harold L. Ickes, American journalist and politician, 32nd United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 1952)
  • 1866 – Johan Vaaler, Norwegian inventor, invented the Paper clip (d. 1910)
  • 1858 – Liberty Hyde Bailey, American botanist and academic, co-founded the American Society for Horticultural Science (d. 1954)
  • 1851 – John Sebastian Little, American lawyer and politician, 21st Governor of Arkansas (d. 1916)
  • 1835 – John Henry Kagi, American lawyer and activist (d. 1859)
  • 1824 – Jules Chevalier, French priest, founded the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (d. 1907)
  • 1809 – Joseph Jenkins Roberts, American-Liberian historian and politician, 1st President of Liberia (d. 1876)
  • 1767 – Andrew Jackson, American general, judge, and politician, 7th President of the United States (d. 1845)
  • 1666 – George Bähr, German architect, designed the Dresden Frauenkirche (d. 1738)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Curtis Gans, American political scientist and author (b. 1937)
  • 2015 – Sally Forrest, American actress and dancer (b. 1928)
  • 2014 – Bo Callaway, American soldier and politician, 11th United States Secretary of the Army (b. 1927)
  • 2014 – David Brenner, American comedian, actor, and author (b. 1936)
  • 2014 – Everett L. Fullam, American priest and scholar (b. 1930)
  • 2013 – Booth Gardner, American businessman and politician, 19th Governor of Washington (b. 1936)
  • 2013 – Hardrock Gunter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – James Bonk, American chemist and academic (b. 1931)
  • 2013 – Kallam Anji Reddy, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (b. 1940)
  • 2013 – Masamichi Noro, Japanese-French martial artist, founded Kinomichi (b. 1935)
  • 2013 – Shannon Larratt, Canadian publisher, founded BMEzine (b. 1973)
  • 2012 – Dave Philley, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)
  • 2012 – Eb Gaines, American businessman and diplomat (b. 1927)
  • 2012 – Fran Matera, American illustrator (b. 1924)
  • 2011 – Nate Dogg, American rapper (b. 1969)
  • 2009 – Ron Silver, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1946)
  • 2008 – G. David Low, American astronaut and engineer (b. 1956)
  • 2007 – Bowie Kuhn, American lawyer and businessman (b. 1926)
  • 2007 – Stuart Rosenberg, American director and producer (b. 1927)
  • 2004 – Bill Pickering, New Zealand-American scientist and engineer (b. 1910)
  • 2004 – John Pople, English-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)
  • 2001 – Ann Sothern, American actress and singer (b. 1909)
  • 1998 – Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and author (b. 1903)
  • 1997 – Gail Davis, American actress (b. 1925)
  • 1991 – Bud Freeman, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1906)
  • 1990 – Tom Harmon, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1919)
  • 1966 – Abe Saperstein, American basketball player and coach (b. 1902)
  • 1962 – Arthur Compton, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
  • 1959 – Lester Young, American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1909)
  • 1937 – H. P. Lovecraft, American short story writer, editor, and novelist (b. 1890)
  • 493 – Odoacer, first king of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire (b. 433)
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