Birthdays/Anniversaries

RSS Today in History

  • Today in History for 18th October 2018
    Historical Events 1944 - Eisenhower, Bradley and Montgomery confer in Brussels 1953 - Willie Thrower becomes 1st black NFL quarterback in modern times 1955 - University of California discovers anti-proton 1961 - "West Side Story", directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, the film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical, starring Natalie Wood, is released […]

RSS Famous Birthdays

  • Famous Birthdays for 18th October 2018
    1829 - Lucius Marshall Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863) 1859 - Paolo Orsi, Rovereto, Italian Archaeologist (Sicilian excavations) 1919 - Anita O'Day (born Anita Belle Colton), jazz singer , born in Chicago, Illinois 1920 - Melina Mercouri, Greek actress, activist and politician, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1994) 1924 - Egil Hovland, composer […]