What Happened on April 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)
  • Dorothy Lyman, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Herbert Mullin, American serial killer

Person of interestJames Woods

James Woods, American actor (Salvador, Against All Odds), born in Vernal, Utah

  • Kathy Acker, American author (d. 1997)
  • Lori Martin, actress (Velvet-National Velvet), born in Glendale, California

Famous Deaths

  • Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25), dies at 51
  • Jozef Tiso, Slovak politician (President of the First Slovak Republic), dies at 59