What Happened on July 18, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Marinka" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 168 performances
  • Pat Seerey of Chicago White Sox hits 4 HRs in an 11 inning game

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Col√≥n, Sr., Puerto Rican professional wrestler
  • Cesar Zuiderwijk, Dutch rock drummer (Golden Earring, Radar Love)
  • Hartmut Michel, German chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Phil Harris, rocker (Ace)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Gummerus, Finnish historian and politician (b. 1877)