On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1969

Historical Events

  • Greek actress and activist Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith DeCandido, American sci-fi author (Star Trek), born in NYC, New York
  • Sayako Kuroda, Japanese Imperial Shinto priestess and Supreme Priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine who gave up her imperial title for marriage, born in Chiyoda, Tokyo
  • Vladimir Tsyplakov, Belarusian NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998), born in Inta, Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • Piotr F. Scharoff, Russian-Italian actor & director (Chechov), dies at 82
1969 Highlights

About April 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries