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Historical Events In April - 18

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

1925  On this day in history world's fair opens in Chicago  

1925  Charles Ebbets, Pres (Dodgers), dies on April - 18.  

1926  On April - 18 rhein Stadium opens in Dusseldorf Germany  

1927  Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-govt in China on this day in history.  

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

1929  On this day in history palace for People's industry in Amsterdam devastated by fire  

1933  On April - 18 g Neujmin discovers asteroid #1277 Dolores  

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

1934  On April - 18 the first "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Ft Worth, Tx)  

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

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

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

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

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 April - 18.  

1936  Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1938  Find headless Mad Butcher victim Cleveland on this day in history.  

1938  Headless Mad Butcher victim found in Cleveland on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1943  I Yamamoto, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies on this day in history.  

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

1944  On April - 18 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4  

1944  C├ęcile Chamindale, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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 April - 18.  

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

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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  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  On April - 18 birth of giacomo Carissimi, composer  

1729  On April - 18 birth of gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer  

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

Famous Deaths In April - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0680  On April - 18 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  Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on April - 18.  

1552  John Leland, antiquary, dies on this day in history.  

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

1558  Death of Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.  

1567  Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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