What Happened on March 18, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties
  • NY 1st requires serological blood tests of pregnant women
  • Pres Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Gottlieb, comedian (Ken Berry Wow Show)
  • Charley Pride, Sledge Miss, country singer (Sweet Country)
  • Kenny Lynch, British entertainer, born in London
  • Shashi Kapoor, Calcutta India, actor (Shalimar, Heat & Dust)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Rootham, composer, dies at 62