On This Day

June 18, 1936 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Ian Spurling, Australian born ballet designer (The Royal Ballet), born in South Australia (d. 1996)
  • Ronald Venetian, President of Suriname (1991-96, 2000-2010), born in Paramaribo, Suriname

Deaths in History


Person of interestMaxim Gorky

Maxim Gorky [Alexei M Peshkov], Russian writer (Mother), dies at 68

Playwright & Author Maxim Gorky
Playwright & Author
Maxim Gorky