What Happened on April 18, 1944

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricket batsman (4 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 120; Combined Islands, Windward Islands), born in Dublanc, Dominica (d. 2023)

Robert HanssenRobert Hanssen (79 years old)

American FBI agent and Soviet spy, born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Rudy Shackelford, American organist, composer, and musicologist, born in Newport News, Virginia
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hitchcock Jr., American polo player (Westchester Cup 1924,27,30,39), dies testing a new fighter plane during WWII at 44
1944 Highlights

About April 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries