Historical Events In August - 18
Friday, 03 July 2020
1927 Rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust on August - 18.
1928 Marge Schott, CEO (Cincinnati Reds) on August - 18.
1929 On this day in history hugues Aufray, French singer
1930 Eastern Airlines begins passenger service on this day in history.
1930 On August - 18 carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pitts Pirates, Fla Marlins)
1931 Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game on August - 18.
1932 Auguste Piccard/Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon on August - 18.
1933 On August - 18 the birth of Roman Polanski, Polish director
1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H Cooke (61 64) on this day in history.
1934 Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61 on August - 18.
1936 On this day in history 106.5ø F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa to date
1936 106.5°F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa on this day in history.
1937 The birth of Robert Redford, American actor and director on this day in history.
1937 On August - 18 toyota Motor Company founded
1937 1st FM radio construction permit issued (W1X0J (WGTR) in Boston MA) on August - 18.
1938 FDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US and Canada on this day in history.
1938 FDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US & Canada on August - 18.
1940 Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies on this day in history.
1940 71 German aircrafts shot down above England on August - 18.
1941 German concentration camp Amersfoort opens on this day in history.
1942 Carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs on this day in history.
1942 On August - 18 erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48
1943 Final convoy of Jews from Salonika Greece arrive at Auschwitz on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game, all with Giants
1943 On August - 18 hans Jeschonnek, German air force general/chief-staff, commits suicide
1944 On August - 18 major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France
1944 On this day in history paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers
1944 On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87
1945 On August - 18 scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off
1946 On August - 18 golf Writers Associaton of America formed
1946 Golf Writers Associaton of America forms on August - 18.
1947 Naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300 on this day in history.
1947 Naval torpedo & mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300 on August - 18.
1949 Hungary adopts constitution on August - 18.