On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Leonard Bernstein & Jerome Robbins' ballet premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI), born in Dublanc, Dominica

Person of interestRobert Hanssen

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

FBI Agent and Soviet Spy Robert Hanssen
FBI Agent and Soviet Spy
Robert Hanssen
  • Rudy Shackelford, American composer, born in Newport News, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • C├ęcile Chamindale, composer, dies