What Happened on September 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • US Air Force created as a separate military service by passing of the National Security Act
  • US Department of Defense 1st day of operation

Famous Birthdays

  • Giancarlo Minardi, Italian founder and Managing Director of Minardi Formula One team, born in Faenza, Italy
  • Hans Vermeulen, Dutch singer and guitarist (Sandy Coast), born in Voorburg, Netherlands (d. 2017)