What Happened on March 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 2,500 women trample guards & floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago Illinois dept store
  • Nazi Germany occupies Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)
  • Dick Smith, Australian Adventurer and Businessman

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79