What Happened on May 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Me and The Chimp" an American TV sitcom last airs on CBS in the US
  • John Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded

Famous Birthdays

  • Turner Stevenson, Prince George, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Ray "Danny" Whitten, American musician and songwriter (Crazy Horse, Rod Stewart- "I Don't Want To Talk About It"), dies of a methaqualone overdose at 29
  • Eero Sipilä, Finnish composer, dies at 53