On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1936

Historical Events

  • Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Innocent, English actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56
  • Seaborn McDaniel Denson, American composer, dies at 82
1936 Highlights

About April 18, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries