1861 – Esther Johnson, born on the 18th of March in England. She was the English friend of Jonathan Swift, known as "Stella".
1728 – Died this year.
2006 – Newfoundland-born author Trudy J. Morgan-Cole wrote a novel in detailing fictionalized portions of the Swift/Johnson friendship in The Violent Friendship of Esther Johnson. A ward in St Patrick’s Hospital is named "Stella."