On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st opening night-game, Cards beat Pirates, 4-2
  • Polish Catholic church & government sign accord over relations
  • Sam Jethroe is 1st African American to play for Boston Braves
  • Yankees win 15-10 after trailing Red Sox 9-0 in 6th

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Sudderth III, American trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer (High School Musical trilogy), born in Palo Alto, California
1950 Highlights

About April 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries