What Happened on July 18, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 20th Tour de France won by Lucien Buysse of Belgium
  • The South Africa author and journalist, Herman Charles Bosman, shoots and kills his stepbrother David Russell during a quarrel

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Hylton [Audrey Gwendolene Clark], British actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot, Daybreak), born in London, England (d. 1979)
  • Margaret Laurence, Canadian writer (The Stone Angel), born in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada (d. 1987)
  • Richard Pasco, British actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph), born in Barnes, London (d. 2014)
  • Robert Sloman, English screenwriter, born in Oldham, Lancashire, England (d. 2005)