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Historical Events on March 18

  • American Revolution


    American Revolution: The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act.

  • American Civil War


    American Civil War: The Congress of the Confederate States adjourns for the last time.

  • Hawaii


    Hawaii signs a treaty with the United States granting exclusive trade rights.

  • World War I


    World War I: During the Battle of Gallipoli, three battleships are sunk during a failed British and French naval attack on the Dardanelles.

  • Mohandas Gandhi


    In India, Mohandas Gandhi is sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience, of which he serves only two.

  • Spanish Civil War


    Spanish Civil War: Spanish Republican forces defeat the Italians at the Battle of Guadalajara.

  • World War II


    World War II: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet at the Brenner Pass in the Alps and agree to form an alliance against France and the United Kingdom.

  • German Democratic Republic


    Germans in the German Democratic Republic vote in the first democratic elections in the former communist dictatorship.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina


    Bosnia's Bosniaks and Croats sign the Washington Agreement, ending war between the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia and the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and establishing the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.