On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1931

Historical Events

  • 1st air-conditioned ship (Mariposa) launched

Famous Birthdays

  • "Papa" Dee Allen, American percussionist (War - "Cisco Kid"; "The World Is A Ghetto"), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Oskar Minkowski, German Biologist (pancreas and diabetes), dies at 73
1931 Highlights

About July 18, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer