On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael D. Higgins, Irish politician (9th President of Ireland 2011-), born in Limerick, Ireland
  • Walter Francis Sweeney, American NFL guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Cohasset, Massachusetts (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandros Koryzis, Prime Minister of Greece in 1941, commits suicide at about 65 as German troops closed in on Athens