April 18, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound is to be released from an insane asylum.

  • Government troops reconquer Padang, Middle-Sumatra Indonesia
  • NL single-game record of 78,682, Giants lose to Dogers 6-5, in LA

Deaths in History

  • Maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85
  • Richard B Goldschmidt, German zoologist (butterflies), dies