What Happened on May 18, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Academy Award 1st called Oscar in print (Sidney Skolsky)
  • Congress approves "Lindbergh Act" making kidnapping a capital offense
  • Jimmie Foxx hits 1st HR in Comiskey Park center field bleachers
  • TWA began commercial service

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)