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

Richard Branson

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

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? 71 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer