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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1480  On April - 18 birth of lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)  

1521  On this day in history birth of francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)  

1580  On April - 18 birth of thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)  

1590  Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17) was born on this day in history.  

1590  Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617) was born on April - 18.  

1605  On April - 18 birth of giacomo Carissimi, composer  

1729  On this day in history birth of gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer  

1732  On this day in history birth of george Colman, "the Elder  

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Famous Deaths In April - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0680  On this day in history mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies  

1161  On April - 18 death of theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1504  On this day in history filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52  

1530  Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on this day in history.  

1552  John Leland, antiquary, dies on April - 18.  

1556  On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

1558  On April - 18 death of roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

1567  On April - 18 wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63  

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