On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Peter Bleuel, writer
  • Robert Lee Smith, American singer (Tams, You Lied to Your Daddy)
  • Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic gold 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist, actor and writer (Kleine Portratgalerie, Der Partylowe), commits suicide to avoid arrest by the Gestapo at 58
  • Eleftherios Venizelos, Former Prime minister of Greece