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Historical Events In April - 18

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1945  Ernest T Pyle, British/US newscaster, killed in WW II at 44 on this day in history.  

1946  League of Nations dissolves (3 months after the UN starts) on April - 18.  

1946  On this day in history "Call Me Mister" opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances  

1947  On April - 18 the birth of James Woods, American actor  

1947  On April - 18 benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25), dies at 51  

1948  On April - 18 lockhead Hudson aircraft crashes at Lae, Papua New Guniea, claiming 37 lives.  

1948  International Court of Justice opens at Hague Netherlands on this day in history.  

1949  On April - 18 republic of Ireland created  

1949  Republic of Ireland withdraws from British Commonwealth on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies  

1950  First transatlantic jet passenger trip on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history yankees win 15-10 after trailing Red Sox 9-0 in 6th  

1950  On this day in history 1st opening night-game, Cards beat Pirates, 4-2  

1951  On this day in history "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances  

1952  On April - 18 a Schmitt discovers asteroid #1614 Goldschmidt  

1953  On April - 18 "Pal Joey" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances  

1954  On this day in history colonel Nasser seizes power in Egypt  

1954  Colonel Nasser seizes power & becomes PM of Egypt on this day in history.  

1955  On April - 18 albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies  

1955  "Ankles Aweigh" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 176 perfs on April - 18.  

1955  On April - 18 don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46  

1956  On April - 18 grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)  

1957  On April - 18 asteroid #2307 discovered  

1958  On this day in history maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85  

1959  Montreal Canadiens beat Tor Maple Leafs 4 games to 1 for Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

1959  Irving Cummings Sr, actor/director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1960  French President Charles de Gaulle arrives in Ottawa for four-day visit on April - 18.  

1960  On April - 18 emory Johnson, director (Phantom Express, Shield of Honor), dies at 66  

1963  On this day in history henrietta Kreis 3rd of famous Wallenda aerialist to fall to death  

1963  Tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history henrietta Kreis, 3rd of famous Wallenda aerialist to fall to death  

1964  On this day in history ben Hecht playwright (Child of the Century), dies at 71  

1964  Albe Vidakovic, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)  

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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 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 this day in history.  

1605  On April - 18 birth of giacomo Carissimi, composer  

1729  Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer was born on April - 18.  

1732  On April - 18 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 this day in history death of theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1504  On this day in history 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  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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