On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1941

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
1941 Highlights

About October 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra