On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1944

Historical Events

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, French composer & pianist, dies at 86
1944 Highlights

About April 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries