The grave of Johnny Appleseed

March 18, 1845 Fort Wayne, Indiana John Chapman, known as the folklore hero Johnny Appleseed, dies at 70 Chapman is best remembered for introducing apples to the frontier, including large areas in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania. Additionally, he was a missionary, conservationist, and environmentalist. He never married and became a vegetarian in the later…

Happy birthday, Brad Dourif

Happy birthday, Brad Dourif Born March 18, 1950 Probably best known for voicing Chucky in the Child's Play franchise, he has also appeared in the X-Files (pictured), The Exorcist III, Alien: Resurrection, and the Rob Zombie remake of Halloween to name a few.

10,000 Christians beheaded for their faith (303 AD)

March 18, c. 303 Nicomedia, Bithynia (now İzmit, Turkey) 10,000 Christians are beheaded The exact date of the martyrdom of the Christians is unknown as it was over 1700 years ago and likely took place over a large span of time. However, the Roman Martyrology commemorates March 18 stating, “At Nicomedia ten thousand holy martyrs…