What Happened On 18th March 1974 In History

March 18th (1974) was a Monday. It's the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 288 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 18th March, 1974

  • » Oil embargo crisis: Most OPEC nations end a five-month oil embargo against the United States, Europe and Japan.

Famous Birthdays on March 18 in 1974

  • » Tina Kri┼żan, Slovenian tennis player
  • » Evan and Jaron e.g Evan Lowenstein, American singer-songwriter (Evan and Jaron)
  • » Jaron Lowenstein, American singer-songwriter (Evan and Jaron)
  • » Laure Savasta, French basketball player
  • » Stuart Zender, English bass player, songwriter, and producer (Jamiroquai)

March 18th Holidays in History

  • » Public holidays in Mexico called Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Saint Alexander of Jerusalem known as Alexander of Jerusalem
  • » Cyril of Jerusalem
  • » Edward the Martyr
  • » Saint Fridianus e.g Fridianus
  • » Saint Salvator named Salvator
  • » Earliest date on which Holy Wednesday can fall, while April 21 is the latest; celebrated on the week before Easter. (Christianity)
  • » Flag of Aruba e.g Flag Day (Aruba)
  • » Naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign The Battle of March 18 named Gallipoli Memorial Day (Turkey)

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