What Happened on July 18, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st legal New Jersey horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens
  • Test flight of German Messerschmitt Me-262 using only its jet engines for the first time.

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolf Ogi, Swiss politician
  • Alexander EHAML, prince of the Belgians/son of Leopold III
  • Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (d. 2006)