On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Hughes, American singer (Village People), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jack Layton, Canadian politician, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2011)
  • Kostas Eleftherakis, Greek footballer (Panathinaikos), born in Greece

Person of interestRichard Branson

Richard Branson, British music entrepreneur (Virgin Group), born in London, England

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Clinton Van Doren, US literary (The Nation), dies at 64
1950 Highlights

About July 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer