July 18, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • British seize "Exodus 1947" ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine
  • King George VI signs Indian Independence Act
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician