What Happened on April 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4
  • Leonard Bernstein & Jerome Robbins' ballet premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Irvine Shillingford, cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Robert Hanssen, FBI agent and Soviet spy, born in Chicago Illinois

FBI Agent and Soviet Spy Robert Hanssen
FBI Agent and Soviet Spy
Robert Hanssen
  • Rudy Shackelford, composer

Famous Deaths

  • C├ęcile Chamindale, composer, dies