What Happened on April 18, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play

Famous Birthdays

  • Cliff Hillegass, American publisher (Cliffsnotes), born in Rising City, Nebraska (d. 2001)
  • Róbert Zimonyi, Hungarian-American rowing coxswain (Olympic gold 1964), born in Sárvár, Hungary (d. 2004)
  • Roger de Grey, British landscape painter and President of Royal Academy (1984-93) (d. 1995)
  • Tony Mottola, American jazz guitarist, born in Kearney, New Jersey (d. 2004)