On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1947

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds pitcher Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle France, actor (L'Annee des Meduses)
  • Douglas Young, British composer, born in London, England
  • Linda Thorson, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral, hanged for war crimes at 48
1947 Highlights

About June 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini