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This Day in History on 18th March

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

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

Important Days:

Important Events:

Henry Wells and William Fargo
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
शहाजी राजे भोसले
Shahaji Raje Bhonsle
Rudolf Diesel, German engineer, invented the Diesel engine
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
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
Vishwanath Nageshkar, Indian painter

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