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 - Wilson Pickett
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1941: Singer-songwriter Wilson Pickett, a major figure in the development of American soul music with such hits as "In the Midnight Hour" and "Mustang Sally," is born in Prattville, Alabama. He died of a heart attack at age 64 on Jan. 19, 2006.


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