On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • Dutch Antilles government of Da Costa Gomez forms
  • France, West Germany & Benelux form European Steel & Coal Community

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Pettigrew, Canadian politician (Minister for International Trade), born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer, born in Malate, Manila, Philippines

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (28) weds Joyce Halverson

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz

Famous Deaths

  • António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (b. 1869)