Saturday 18 July 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Giacinto Facchetti: .
- Alexandre : Belgian royalty, the son of King Leopold III and Queen Liliane who had married September 1941.
- Bobby Susser: American songwriter and record producer.
- Adolf Ogi: Swiss politician 84th President of the Swiss Confederation.
- Alexander EHAML: Prince of the Belgians / Son of Leopold III.
- 1st legal New Jersey horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens
- Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, 1st jet fighter, takes 1st flight
- First legal New Jersey horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens.
- World War II: the Germans test fly the Messerschmitt Me-262 using only its jet engines for the first time.
- WWII: The Germans test fly the Messerschmitt Me 262 (using only its jets) for the first time.
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