What Happened on April 18, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Red Brigade kidnaps Italian attorney general Mario Sossi

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar Wright, British director
  • Madeleine Peyroux, American French jazz and blues singer-songwriter, born in Athens, Georgia
  • Mark Tremonti, American musician
  • Millie Corretjer, Puerto Rican singer

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Compson, actress (Barker, Weary River, Drag Net), dies at 77
  • Marcel Pagnol, French writer/movie (Topaz), dies at 79