What Happened on April 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st crossword puzzle book published by Simon & Schuster

Famous Birthdays

  • Buxton Daeblite Orr, composer
  • Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Vinton La, blues singer (Mary is Fine)
  • Henry Hyde, American politician (Rep-R-Illinois 1975-2007), born in Chicago, Ilinois (d. 2007)
  • Raf de Linde, [Raphael van Hecke], author (Vaarwel on Gertrude)
  • Roy Mason [Baron Mason of Barnsley], British defense secretary and Labour MP, born in Royston, England (d. 2015)