On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Gavaskar makes 220 in 2nd inning v WI after 124 in 1st

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Kordic, Canadian NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Person of interestDavid Tennant

David Tennant [McDonald], Scottish actor (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), born in Bathgate, Scotland

  • Oleg Petrov, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Tamara Braun, American actress (Ava Vitali-Days of Our Lives), born in Evanston, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Masao Oki, Japanese composer (Symphony No.5 Atomic Bomb), dies at 69