18 March – This Day in History

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 18th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Important Events:

Henry Wells and William Fargo
  • 1922: Mahatma Gandhi was imprisoned for 6 years for Non-Cooperation Movement
  • 1850: Henry Wells and William Fargo said ‘founded American Express
  • 1944: Azad Hind Sena led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the tricolor on the northeast border of India by entering through Myanmar (Formerly Burma).

Birthday / Anniversary:

  • 1594: Shahaji Raje Bhonsle

Shahaji Raje Bhonsle

Rudolf Diesel, German engineer, invented the Diesel engine

  • 1938: Shashi Kapoor, Indian Actor and producer
  • 1948: Eknath Solkar, Indian cricketer (d. 2005)
  • 1858: Rudolf Diesel, German engineer, invented the Diesel engine (d. 1913)
  • 1869: Neville Chamberlain, English businessman and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • 1989:  Shreevats Goswami, Indian cricketer

Death / Death Anniversary:

Augustus De Morgan, Indian-English mathematician and academic
  • 1871: Augustus De Morgan, Indian-English mathematician and academic (b. 1806)
  • 2007: Bob Woolmer, Indian-English cricketer, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1948)
  • 2001: Vishwanath Nageshkar, Indian painter
Vishwanath Nageshkar, Indian painter

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