Historical Events In August - 18
Wednesday, 03 March 2021
1927 On August - 18 rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust
1928 On August - 18 marge Schott, CEO (Cincinnati Reds)
1929 On this day in history hugues Aufray, French singer
1930 On August - 18 eastern Airlines begins passenger service
1930 Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pitts Pirates, Fla Marlins) on August - 18.
1931 Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history auguste Piccard/Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon
1933 The birth of Roman Polanski, Polish director on August - 18.
1934 On August - 18 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H Cooke (61 64)
1934 On this day in history delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61
1936 106.5ø F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa to date on this day in history.
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 August - 18.
1937 Toyota Motor Company founded on August - 18.
1937 1st FM radio construction permit issued (W1X0J (WGTR) in Boston MA) on August - 18.
1938 On this day in history fDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US and Canada
1938 On this day in history fDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US & Canada
1940 Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies on August - 18.
1940 On this day in history 71 German aircrafts shot down above England
1941 German concentration camp Amersfoort opens on this day in history.
1942 On August - 18 carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs
1942 On this day in history 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 August - 18 carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game, all with Giants
1943 On this day in history 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 Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87 on August - 18.
1945 Scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off on August - 18.
1946 On August - 18 golf Writers Associaton of America formed
1946 Golf Writers Associaton of America forms on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300
1947 Naval torpedo & mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300 on this day in history.
1949 On August - 18 hungary adopts constitution