What Happened on July 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British seize "Exodus 1947" ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine

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King George VI signs Indian Independence Act

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  • Tigers shut out Yanks 2-0, end 19 game win streak
  • US begins administering Trust Territory of Pacific Islands
  • US President Harry Truman signs Presidential Succession Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayn Rumen, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Kurt Mann, Roslyn NY, actor (Bad Penny)
  • Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician