On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • KWGN TV channel 2 in Denver, Colorado (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • James Forbes, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer known as "The World's Tallest Man," dies at 46
  • Paul Saintenoy, Belgian architect (b. 1862)