On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

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