On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Soviet spy Richard Sorge arrested in Tokyo

Famous Birthdays

  • William "Billy" Cox, Guitarist (performed with Jimi Hendrix), born in Wheeling, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Fock, Dutch politician and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1921-26), dies at 83
  • Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal, dies at 81