|March 18, 1957
||The first McCain’s Food Ltd. potato processing plant is opened in Florenceville by Harrison and Wallace McCain. The 8 oz packages of French-fried potatoes sell for 39 cents each.
|March 18, 1936
||Moncton is chosen as the first Archdiocese in New Brunswick and on December 1 Mgr. Louis-Joseph-Arthur Melanson is appointed Archbishop.
|March 19, 1985
||Violinist Arthur Leblanc dies in Quebec City. Born in St-Anselme in 1906, Arthur Leblanc was recognized world-wide for his extraordinary ability to produce music of “extreme beauty and purity”.
|March 20, 1894
||In St. Stephen, J. Roswell Sederquest patents the Cycle Runner, a bicycle attachment mounted in place of the front wheel, making it possible to pedal through snow.
|March 20, 1826
||Saint John announces tenders will be received for six freemen of the city "of good character" to become British North America's first paid police force.
|March 20, 1896
||The town of Chatham is incorporated.
|March 21, 1904
||An earthquake is felt in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and New England.
|March 22, 1740
||Paul Mascarene arrives from Boston and is appointed President of the Council of Nova Scotia (including present-day New Brunswick). He remains in office at Annapolis Royal until the arrival of Edward Cornwallis at Halifax in 1749.
|March 23, 1672
||Nicolas Denys' two-volume "Geographical Description and Natural History of the Coast of North America" , written in Nepisiguit (Bathurst), is published in Paris (France).
|March 24, 1829
||George Francis Train, author, Sussex newspaper editor and campaigner for pauper law reform, is born in Boston.