What Happened on May 18, 1942

Historical Events

  • NYC ends night baseball games for rest of WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Hellawell, English Chief Constable (West Yorkshire) and government 'drugs czar', born in Kirkburton, England
  • Nobby Stiles, English soccer midfielder (28 caps; World Cup 1966; Manchester United 311 games) and manager (Preston NE, WBA), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • Rodney Dillard, American musician (Glittergrass), born in Salem, Missouri
  • Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, English aristocrat, banker and philanthropist
1942 Highlights

About May 18, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus