What Happened on April 18, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Fort Worth, Texas)

Famous Birthdays

  • George Shirley, African-American tenor (first African-American tenor to perform a leading role at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • James Drury, American actor (The Virginian), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • Jan Klus├ík [Porges], Czech contemporary classical and film score composer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Mark Kingston, English actor (Intimate Contact), born in Deptford, London (d. 2011)
Born in 1934

About April 18, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries