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On this day: March 18

Published On: Mar 13 2013 12:41:58 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 18 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Japanese internment camp
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1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order authorizing the War Relocation Authority, which was put in charge of interning of Japanese-, German- and Italian-Americans during World War II.

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