On this day: March 18

POSTED: 10:41 PM PDT Mar 12, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 17, 2016 

Britain repeals the Stamp Act, Lord Stanley announces plans for a hockey cup, a cosmonaut goes for the first space walk, and OPEC ends its oil embargo against the United States, all on this day.

OTD March 18 - Grover Cleveland
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Library of Congress

1837: Grover Cleveland, the only U.S. president to serve two non-consecutive terms (1885–1889 and 1893–1897), is born in Caldwell, New Jersey. Cleveland was both the 22nd and 24th president of the United States and also narrowly won the popular vote in his re-election bid in 1888 but lost the electoral vote.


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