On this day: March 18

Published On: Mar 13 2013 12:41:58 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 18 2016 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 - Fess Parker
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2010: Actor Fess Parker, best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955–1956 TV miniseries and as TV's Daniel Boone from 1964 to 1970, dies of natural causes at the age of 85 in Santa Ynez, California.

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