On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Birthdays

  • Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
  • Dick White, English footballer, born in Scunthorpe, United Kingdom (d. 2002)
  • Grant Williams, American actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo, Dutch minister of Defense (D66)