On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius XI's encyclical Maximam gravissimamque

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGeorge Mikan

George Mikan, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA All Star 1951-54), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2005)

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop den Uyl