Calendar bites, March 18

Read today’s Calendar bites for the agenda of this day’s family history events and historical celebrations.
Review our CalendarCall for PapersContests, or other pages to see what other events are coming up.


  • John Caldwell Calhoun, 1782. American statesman and first vice president of the US to resign that office (1832).
  • Grover Cleveland, 1837. 22nd and 24th president of the US. The only president to serve two non-consecutive terms.
  • William H. Johnson, 1901. African-American artist of the 1940s.
  • George Plimpton, 1927. Writer and editor, calling himself a “participatory” journalist, going to great lengths to research his work.
  • John Updike, 1932. Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than 50 books and hundreds of short stories, essays and poems.


National Biodiesel Day
200th Anniversary of the Incorporation of Pittsburgh

Today’s events

See the Location pages for more information on these events:

CA – California African-American Genealogical Society’s 30th Anniversary Conference, Los Angeles California
PA – Family History Days, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St. Philadelphia
AZ – Family History Society of Arizona Seminar with Judy Russell, Central United Methodist Church 1875 N Central Phoenix

March Calendar