Sunday, March 18, 2007

On March 18, ...

... 1962, France and Algeria's National Liberation Front concluded the Accords d'Évian, which ended more than a century of colonization and 8 years of anticolonial warfare in the North African country.
... 2000, voters chose Democratic Progressive Party candidate Chen Shui-bian as Taiwan's President, thus putting an end to more than 50 years of rule by the Kuomintang Party.

2 comments:

Mojave Joe said...

Gideon v. Wainwright was decided March 18, 1963, and on March 19, 1891, Earl Warren was born in Los Angeles.

Grace O'Malley said...

Thanks -- for next year's feature!