Hereâ€™s a look at what happened on this day, 18 March, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.
ON THIS DAY: 18 MARCH
2015 | The Bardo National Museum in Tunisia was attacked by gunmen,Â 23 tourists were killed, and at least 50 other people were injured.
2014 | An accession treaty was signed by the parliaments of Russia and Crimea leaders on this day.
1997 | The tail of a Russian Antonov An-24 charter plane broke off while en route to Turkey,Â causing the plane to crash and 50 people died on board.
1996 | At least 162 people died in Quezon City, Philippines when a nightclub caught fire.
1971 | At least 200 people died in Peru at the mining camp of Chungar due to a landslide that crashed into Yanawayin Lake.
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1963 | American model, actress, and singer, Vanessa L. Williams.
1952 | American journalist and actor, Will Durst.
1955 | American lawyer and politician, 45th Mayor of St. Louis, Francis G. Slay.
1935 | American psychiatrist and author, Frances Cress Welsing, died in 2016.
1983 | French tennis player, StÃ©phanie Cohen-Aloro.
ON THIS DAY: DEATHS
2016 | American football player, Tray Walker, 24.
2004 | Canadian businessman, co-founded McCain Foods, Harrison McCain, 77.
2015 | Chinese footballer and manager, Zhao Dayu, 54.
2011 | American lawyer and politician, 63rd United States Secretary of State, Warren Christopher, 86.
2016 | Czech director and screenwriter, Jan NÄ¿mec, 80.
2021 | On this day in the Europa League, Paul Pogba returned from injury to send Manchester United into the Europa League quarter-finals after a 1-0 win over AC Milan in a second leg, the first leg ended in a 1-1 draw. Man United qualified for the quarter-final on 2-1 on aggregate.
2016 | On this day â€œPee-weeâ€™s Big Holidayâ€ was released in the United States.
In 1988, Hussein Ahmed Salah a Djiboutian athlete won a bronze medal at the Olympics.