Historical Events on January 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts

Music concertMusic Concert

The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers were Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong