The Daily News | March 18

First ham radio broadcast (Einar Dessau, Denmark), 1909
Laurence Sterne, author, died, 1768
William Crapo Durant, General Motors founder, died, 1947
First electric shaver for sale (Shick), 1931
A paper dress from Scott Paper became available for $1, 1966
Rebecca Boone, wife of Daniel Boone, died, 1813
Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodian statesman, overthrown, 1970
Voskhod 2 (USSR), first space walk, launched, 1965
Congress of Confederate States adjourned for the the last time, 1865
William Penn deprived of his governing powers, 1692
Mahatma Gandhi sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience, 1922
First strike of US postal employees (New York), 1970
Natural Gas explosion at a public school (New London, Texas - 410 killed), 1937
Bernard Malamud, author (“The Fixer”), died, 1986