On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Golden Gate International Exposition opens on Treasure Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Ake, political scientist
  • Dal Maxvill, American baseball player
  • Marek Janowski, Polish-born conductor
  • Marlos Nobre, composer
  • Petronella CM "Carletta" Banning, actress (Potasch & Perlemoer)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Bonvin, composer, dies at 89