On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • SS drowns 40 Jews in Dvina River, Belorussia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Jersey, Indonesian-Dutch singer and producer, born in Cimahi, Indonesia (d. 1997)
  • Lonnie Mack, American rocker (Baby What's Wrong), born in Aurora, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Marcia Jones-Smoke, American 500m kayaker (Olympic bronze 1964), born in Oklahoma
  • Martha Reeves, American singer (Martha Reeves & Vandellas-Dancing in St), born in Eufaula, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80