Historical Events In April - 18
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1907 Miklos Rozsa, Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora) on this day in history.
1908 Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1908 Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history joan of Arc declared a saint
1910 On this day in history walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night.
1910 Jamie L Whitten, (Rep-D-MS, 1941- ) on April - 18.
1911 J Helffrich discovers asteroid #713 Luscinia on April - 18.
1911 Francis Frederick Johnson, architect on April - 18.
1912 The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City on this day in history.
1912 John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer on this day in history.
1913 Al Hodge, actor (Capt Video) on April - 18.
1914 On April - 18 c S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
1915 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroids #806 Gyldenia & #807 Ceraskia
1915 On April - 18 french pilot Roland Garros is shot down and glides to a landing on the German side of the lines during World War I.
1916 On this day in history in the Fox Islands, Alaska area a 7.4 quake was one of the largest earthquakes in the United States
1917 Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece on this day in history.
1917 Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, gov-gen of Belg (1914-17), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1918 Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play on this day in history.
1918 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) on this day in history.
1919 On April - 18 enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35
1920 On April - 18 walter Clegg, MP
1921 Junior Achievement incorporated in Colorado Springs Colo on April - 18.
1921 Barbara Hale, Dekalb Ill, actress (Della Street-Perry Mason) on this day in history.
1921 Earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Inkwartiering), dies at 70 on April - 18.
1922 On this day in history the birth of Barbara Hale, American actress
1922 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0 on this day in history.
1922 Avril Angers, actress (Brass Monkey) on April - 18.
1923 On this day in history 74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium
1923 On April - 18 poland annexes Central Lithuania
1923 Yankee Stadium opened in the Bronx, NY on April - 18.
1923 On April - 18 baroness Platt of Writtle, British CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm)
1924 On this day in history simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first " Crossword Puzzle Book".
1924 On April - 18 1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster)
1924 On April - 18 buxton Daeblite Orr, composer