On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1950

Historical Events

  • Nakagawa Soen, Japanese Zen teacher, receives dharma transmission

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Verbraeken, Belgian composer, born in Wilrijk, Belgium

Person of interestDarryl Sittler

Darryl Sittler, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (NHL record for most points in a game, 10), born in St. Jacobs, Ontario

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • Helene Virginie Weijel, Dutch author (In the Street Without a Coat), born in Amsterdam (d. 1995)
  • Shabana Azmi, Indian actress (Ankur, Neerja), born in Hyderabad, India
1950 Highlights

About September 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo