What Happened on April 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Greek actress and activist Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith R.A. DeCandido, American author
  • Princess Sayako of Japan
  • Sayako Kuroda, Japanese Imperial Shinto priestess and Supreme Priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine, born in Chiyoda, Tokyo
  • Vladimir Tsyplakov, Inta Russia, NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Piotr F Scharoff, Russian-Italian actor and director (Chechov), dies at 82