What Happened on February 18, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Johnson, American screen and stage choreographer (The Producers - "Springtime for Hitler"; Legs Diamond; 3 Emmy Awards), director (To Be Or Not To Be), and dancer (West Side Story), born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Jeff Farrell, American swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1960)
Born in 1937

Famous Weddings

Mary Astor

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

Famous Deaths

  • Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Georgian Bolshevik and Soviet politician, dies at 50
1937 Highlights

About February 18, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius