What Happened on April 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Call Me Mister" opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances

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Jackie Robinson debuts as 2nd baseman for the Montreal Royals

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • League of Nations dissolves (3 months after UN starts)
  • Rome/Auerbach/Horwitt's musical "Call Me Mister" premieres in NYC
  • US recognizes Tito's Yugoslavia government

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canada, guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • Harvey Kagan, American rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Hayley Mills, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Lenny Baker, rocker (Sha Na Na)