On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Academy Award 1st called Oscar in print by Sidney Skolsky
  • Jimmie Foxx hits 1st HR in Comiskey Park center field bleachers
  • TWA begins commercial service

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)