Star Map for Monday March 18, 1940

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 18 March 1940

World War II: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet at the Brenner Pass in the Alps and agree to form an alliance against France and the United Kingdom..

100th anniversary

Birthdate of William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Henri Decoin, French director and screenwriter (d. 1969).

25th anniversary

World War I: During the Battle of Gallipoli, three battleships are sunk during a failed British and French naval attack on the Dardanelles..

Birthdate of Richard Condon, American author and screenwriter (d. 1996).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of James J. Andrews, American mathematician and academic (d. 1998).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician and statistician; and Frances Cress Welsing, American psychiatrist and author (d. 2016).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of F. W. de Klerk, South African lawyer and politician, 2nd State President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate.

Death of Eleftherios Venizelos, Greek journalist, lawyer, and politician, 93rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1864).

3rd anniversary

The New London School explosion in New London, Texas, kills 300 people, mostly children..

Spanish Civil War: Spanish Republican forces defeat the Italians at the Battle of Guadalajara..

Birthdate of Rudi Altig, German cyclist and sportscaster (d. 2016); and Mark Donohue, American race car driver (d. 1975).

2nd anniversary

Mexico creates Pemex by expropriating all foreign-owned oil reserves and facilities..

Birthdate of Carl Gottlieb, American actor and screenwriter; Shashi Kapoor, Indian actor and producer (d. 2017); Kenny Lynch, English singer-songwriter and actor; Timo Mäkinen, Finnish race car driver; and Machiko Soga, Japanese actress (d. 2006).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Ron Atkinson, English footballer and manager; and Jean-Pierre Wallez, French violinist and conductor.

Death of Henry Simpson Lunn, English businessman, founded Lunn Poly (b. 1859).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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