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Other Notable Events for March 18

On this date in history:

In 1922, Mahatma Gandhi was sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience against the British rulers of India.

In 1925, the worst tornado in U.S. history roared through eastern Missouri, ...

Notable Birthdays for March 18

Those born on this date include:

- John C. Calhoun, the first U.S. vice president to resign that office, in 1782
- Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th president of the United States, in 1837
- Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-...

Astronomy

Today is Wednesday, March 18, the 77th day of 2015 with 288 to follow.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus.