Hans Remembers- Tuesday August 18, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- The United States disposed of 418 containers of nerve gas by loading it onto the retired U.S. Navy ship SS LeBaron Russell Briggs- and then sinking the ship into the Atlantic Ocean’s waters 3 miles deep at an American munitions dump 283 miles east of Florida.
- Born on this day in Jersey City, New Jersey- Malcolm-Jamal Warner- -aka Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show.
- Former Detroit Tiger outfielder Bobby Higginson born 50 years ago today. Higginson was a pretty good hitter on some awful Tiger teams in the 90’s-00’s. He hit 187 home runs and a lifetime .272 batting average from 1995-2005- all spent with the Tigers.