On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • England beats Scotland, 9-6 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to force a share of the Home Nations Rugby Championship with Wales and Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Giannis Markopoulos, Greek composer
  • Ron Atkinson, English soccer wing half, manager (Oxford United, Manchester United, Sheffield Wed, Aston Villa), born in Liverpool, England
  • Travis Pritchett, rocker (Travis & Bob)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader, dies at 79