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Historical Events In April - 18

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1925  World's fair opens in Chicago on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history charles Ebbets, Pres (Dodgers), dies  

1926  On this day in history rhein Stadium opens in Dusseldorf Germany  

1927  On April - 18 chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-govt in China  

1928  On April - 18 henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer, dies at 58  

1929  Palace for People's industry in Amsterdam devastated by fire on April - 18.  

1933  G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1277 Dolores on April - 18.  

1934  First Laundromat opens in the United States. Now you can wash your dirty laundry in public on April - 18.  

1934  The first "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Ft Worth, Tx) on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history the first Laundromat opened -- in Fort Worth.  

1934  1st "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Ft Worth, Tx) on this day in history.  

1935  Gen Sarazen's double eagle on the 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters on April - 18.  

1935  On April - 18 gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters  

1935  Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1936  On April - 18 clipper begins regular passenger flights from SF to Honolulu  

1936  Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from SF to Honolulu on this day in history.  

1936  Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56 on April - 18.  

1938  Find headless Mad Butcher victim Cleveland on April - 18.  

1938  Headless Mad Butcher victim found in Cleveland on April - 18.  

1938  On April - 18 richard Runciman Terry, musicologist, dies  

1939  Franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey on April - 18.  

1939  Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88 on April - 18.  

1940  Florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies on April - 18.  

1941  On this day in history ... Korysis, PM of Greece, commits suicide  

1942  "Stars & Stripes" paper for US armed forces starts on April - 18.  

1942  On April - 18 james H Doolittle bombed Tokyo & other Japanese cities  

1942  Tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup on April - 18.  

1943  I Yamamoto, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies on April - 18.  

1944  On this day in history gerard Coté of Canada wins the 48th Boston Marathon won in 2 31 50.4.  

1944  On this day in history 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4  

1944  C├ęcile Chamindale, composer, dies on April - 18.  

1944  Gerard Coté of Canada wins the 48th Boston Marathon won in 2:31:50.4 on April - 18.  

1945  Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propoganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops on April - 18.  

1945  1 armed outfielder, St L Brown Pete Gray, 1st game he goes 1 for 4 on April - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1480  Lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI) was born on this day in history.  

1521  Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac) was born on April - 18.  

1580  Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) was born on April - 18.  

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  Giacomo Carissimi, composer was born on this day in history.  

1729  Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1504  Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1530  On this day in history francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43  

1552  On this day in history john Leland, antiquary, dies  

1556  On April - 18 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

1558  On this day in history 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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