On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Johnson, American 3-time Emmy Award winning choreographer (Springtime for Hitler, West Side Story), born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Jeff Farrell, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1960)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Mary Astor (30) weds film editor Manuel del Campo (23) in Yuma, Arizona

Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor

Famous Deaths

  • Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Georgian Bolshevik and Soviet politician, dies at 50