On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2 black players, Jackie Robinson & Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • Illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (d. 1991)