Daily Almanac: March 18, 2022


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High/Low Temperatures

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Wacky Holiday Today

• World Sleep Day

• National Sloppy Joe Day

• Forgive Mom and Dad Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1892 Lord Stanley of Preston pledges to donate a challenge cup for the best ice hockey team in Canada

• 1962 The Évian Accords are signed, ending the Algerian War

Births On This Day

• 1837 Grover Cleveland

American lawyer, politician, 22nd President of the United States

• 1932 John Updike

American author, poet, critic

Deaths On This Day

• 978 Edward the Martyr

English king

• 1913 George I of Greece