What Happened on February 18, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Fade Out-Fade In" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 27 copper miners die in avalanche, Granduc Mountain, BC
  • Frank Gifford announces his retirement from football for broadcasting
  • The Gambia becomes independent from the United Kingdom.

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dr. Dre, [Andre Romelle Young], Compton, California, American rapper and record producer

Rapper Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre
  • Peter Martini, journalist