On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania
  • Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Telephone" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos A Lopes, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Babe), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands