On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1941

Historical Events

  • German concentration camp Amersfoort opens
  • Phillies commit 8 errors in a baseball game

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Jones, American actor (Wild in the Streets), born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • Dennis Claridge, American football quarterback (NFL C'ship 1965, Green Bay Packers; Atlantic Falcons), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2018)
  • Matt Snell, American football running back (NY Jets, Super Bowl III), born in Garfield, Georgia
1941 Highlights

About August 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo