What Happened on April 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster)

Famous Birthdays

  • Buxton Daeblite Orr, composer
  • Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Vinton La, blues singer (Mary is Fine)
  • Henry J Hyde, (Rep-R-IL)
  • Raf de Linde, [Raphael van Hecke], author (Vaarwel on Gertrude)
  • Roy Mason [Baron Mason of Barnsley], British defense secretary and Labour MP, born in Royston, England (d. 2015)