On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
  • David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)
  • Elliot Ray Scheiner, American Grammy winning music producer, mixer and engineer (History of the Eagles), born in the US
  • Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • Patrick Chesnais, French actor
  • Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)

Famous Deaths

  • William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (General Motors), dies at 85