On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Knight, English cricketer (England all-rounder mid-60s)
  • Elke Erb, German writer, born in Scherbach
  • István Szabó, Hungarian film director
  • Manny Mota, Dominican baseball outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Alida Tartaud-Klein, Dutch actress and nomination artist (Rotterdam Stage), dies at 64
  • David King Udall, American politician (b. 1851)
  • Edward Anseele, Belgian socialist politician, dies at 81

George Dayton

George Dayton, American businessman (founder of Target Corporation), dies of cancer at 80


1938 Highlights

About February 18, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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