What Happened on August 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Britain - 'The hardest day" Luftwaffe lose 69 aircraft, the RAF 68 in largest ever air battle

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Joyce, Waterbury CT, LPGA golfer (1984 S&H Golf Classic-6th)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter P. Chrysler, American automobile executive (b. 1875)