On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1950

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Candice Earley, American actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children), born in Fort Hood, Texas
  • Dennis Elliott, English rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered
1950 Highlights

About August 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo