What Happened on April 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey
  • Hubert Pierlot forms Belgian government

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Hardin, American rocker, born in Wellington, Texas
  • Thomas J. Moyer, American judge
  • Von McDaniel, baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88