On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • VIII Winter Olympic Games open in Squaw Valley, California
  • Walter O'Malley, LA Dodger owner, purchases Chavez Ravine for $494,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Moog, NHL goalie (Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988)
  • Carol McGiffin, British TV and radio presenter
  • Greta Scacchi, actress (Coca-Cola Kid, White Mischief), born in Milan, Italy
  • Roger Wijesuriya, cricketer (bowling avg 294 in 4 Tests for Sri Lanka)