On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1944

Historical Events

  • Farewell concert of conductor Willem Mengelberg in Paris
  • German submarine U-767 sunk by English Navy destroyers in the English Channel

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Lansky, American electronic composer, born in New York City
  • Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), born in Palos Verdes, California (d. 1991)
  • Sandy Posey, American pop and country singer ("Single Girl"), born in Jasper, Alabama
1944 Highlights

About June 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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