On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1926

Historical Events

  • Theodor Lessing laid-off "because he is a Jew" in Hanover

Famous Birthdays

  • Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), born in Kecs kemet, Hungary (d. 1998)
  • Patricia Hutchinson, British ambassador (Uruguay)
  • Tom Wicker, American columnist (covered assassination of JFK for NY Times) and author, born in Hamlet, North Carolina (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Queen consort of the Hellenes as the wife of King George I, dies at 74
1926 Highlights

About June 18, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini