On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona, Hawaii

Famous Birthdays

  • Josip Šimunić, Croatian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte Greenwood, American actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), dies at 84
  • Derrick De Marney, British actor (The Girl Was Young, Inheritance), dies at 71
  • Marguerite "Maggie" McNamara, American actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), dies of a barbiturate overdose at 49