What Happened on April 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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Jackie Robinson debuts as 2nd baseman for the Montreal Royals

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • League of Nations dissolves (3 months after UN starts)
  • Rome, Auerbach and Horwitt's musical "Call Me Mister" opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances
  • US recognizes Tito's Yugoslavia government

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canadian guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • Harvey Kagan, American muscian (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Hayley Mills, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Lenny Baker, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Whitman, Massachusetts (d. 2016)