On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1934

Historical Events

Baseball Event

Jimmie Foxx hits 1st HR in Comiskey Park (Chicago) center field bleachers

  • Trans-Word Airlines (TWA) begins commercial service

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Hickman, American actor (Dobie Gillis; How to Stuff a Wild Bikini), born in Los Angeles, California
1934 Highlights

About May 18, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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