Historical Events In February - 18
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1936 NHL record 32 points scored, NY Americans (28) & Mont Maroons (24) on February - 18.
1938 Alida JM Tartaud-Little, actress (Rotterdam Stage), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1939 On February - 18 the Golden Gate International Exposition opens in San Francisco.
1939 On February - 18 golden Gate International Exposition opens on Treasure Island
1939 On this day in history ludwig Bonvin, composer, dies at 89
1942 On February - 18 japanese troop land on Bali
1942 The birth of Milos Forman, Czech director on this day in history.
1943 Augusto Pinochet Ugarte (Chilean General/dictator) marries Lucia Hiriart on February - 18.
1943 First edition of Dutch resistance newspaper "Trouw" on this day in history.
1943 On February - 18 munich resistance group "White Rose" captured by Nazis
1943 On this day in history 1st edition of Dutch resistance newspaper "Trouw"
1943 Henri Polak, Dutch union leader/politician (soc-dem), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1944 On February - 18 maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested
1947 On this day in history 24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin PA
1949 On February - 18 niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier of Spain (1931-36), dies at 71
1950 "Dance Me a Song" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 35 performances on February - 18.
1950 Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slavic author (Jamnica), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1951 On February - 18 nepál becomes a constitutional monarchy
1951 On this day in history 3 City College of NY basketball players admit to accepting bribes
1951 Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Crusade), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1952 4th Emmy Awards Red Skelton, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca win on February - 18.
1952 On February - 18 4th Emmy Awards: Red Skelton, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca wins
1953 On this day in history premiere of first 3-D feature film-"Bwana Devil" (New York NY)
1953 "Bwana Devil," the 1st 3-D movie, opened in New York on this day in history.
1954 The birth of John Travolta, American actor on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history the first Church of Scientology is established in Los Angeles, California.
1955 On this day in history baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey & Iraq a defense alliance
1956 On February - 18 gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95
1957 Dedan Kimathi, a Kenyan rebel leader is executed by the British colonial government on February - 18.
1957 On February - 18 henry N Russell, co-author (temperature-luminosity graph), dies
1959 On February - 18 the birth of Greta Scacchi, American actress
1959 On this day in history alfred Alessandrescu, composer, dies at 65
1960 On February - 18 u.S. Vice President Nixon opens the Eighth Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, CA.
1961 Henk van der Grift becomes world champion skater on February - 18.