On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NY Islanders 1st scoreless tie, vs LA Kings
  • US 1st daughter Susan Ford announces engagement to Charles F Vance

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Tindall, English rugby union player
  • Wesley Jonathan, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Woolley, English cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies at 91
  • Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer of Trotsky, dies at 64