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Historical Events In April - 18

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1925  On April - 18 world's fair opens in Chicago  

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

1926  Rhein Stadium opens in Dusseldorf Germany on April - 18.  

1927  On this day in history chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-govt in China  

1928  Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

1933  G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1277 Dolores on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history first Laundromat opens in the United States. Now you can wash your dirty laundry in public  

1934  The first "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Ft Worth, Tx) on April - 18.  

1934  The first Laundromat opened -- in Fort Worth on April - 18.  

1934  On April - 18 1st "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Ft Worth, Tx)  

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

1935  On this day in history gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters  

1935  On April - 18 ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist, dies at 90  

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 April - 18.  

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

1938  On April - 18 find headless Mad Butcher victim Cleveland  

1938  On this day in history headless Mad Butcher victim found in Cleveland  

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

1939  On April - 18 franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey  

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

1940  On this day in history florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies  

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  James H Doolittle bombed Tokyo & other Japanese cities on this day in history.  

1942  On April - 18 tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup  

1943  On this day in history i Yamamoto, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies  

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

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

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history birth of thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)  

1590  Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17) was born on April - 18.  

1590  On April - 18 birth of ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617)  

1605  On April - 18 birth of giacomo Carissimi, composer  

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

1732  George Colman, "the Elder was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 18.  

1504  On April - 18 filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52  

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  Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on April - 18.  

1558  On this day in history death of roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

1567  Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on April - 18.  

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