What Happened on August 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.

Famous Birthdays

  • Candice Earley, actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children), born in Fort Hood, Texas
  • Dennis Elliott, rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • Lynn Adams, Kingsville TX, LPGA golfer

Famous Deaths

  • Julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered