What Happened on July 18, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan arrives in Ireland, supposedly left NY flying for California

Famous Birthdays

  • Britt Leach, Gadsen Ala, actor (Mickey-Spencer's Pilots)
  • Dudu Pukwana, [Mtutuzel], South African/British saxophonist/composer
  • Ian Stewart,Scottish keyboardist, road manager, and co-founder of the Rolling Stones, born in Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland (d. 1985)
  • John Connelly, St Helens, Lancashire, footballer (20 English caps), (d. 2012)
  • Paul Verhoeven, Dutch film director (Basic Instinct, Total Recall), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Physicist and Nobel laureate John Bardeen (30) weds Jane Maxwell

Physicist and Electrical Engineer John Bardeen
Physicist and Electrical Engineer
John Bardeen

Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright, executed at 35