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Historical Events In April - 18

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1945  On April - 18 ernest T Pyle, British/US newscaster, killed in WW II at 44  

1946  On this day in history league of Nations dissolves (3 months after the UN starts)  

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

1947  The birth of James Woods, American actor on April - 18.  

1947  Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25), dies at 51 on April - 18.  

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

1948  On April - 18 international Court of Justice opens at Hague Netherlands  

1949  Republic of Ireland created on this day in history.  

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

1949  Leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies on April - 18.  

1950  First transatlantic jet passenger trip on April - 18.  

1950  On April - 18 yankees win 15-10 after trailing Red Sox 9-0 in 6th  

1950  On April - 18 1st opening night-game, Cards beat Pirates, 4-2  

1951  "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances on April - 18.  

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

1953  "Pal Joey" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances on this day in history.  

1954  Colonel Nasser seizes power in Egypt on this day in history.  

1954  Colonel Nasser seizes power & becomes PM of Egypt on April - 18.  

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

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

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

1956  On this day in history grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)  

1957  On this day in history asteroid #2307 discovered  

1958  Maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1959  Montreal Canadiens beat Tor Maple Leafs 4 games to 1 for Stanley Cup on April - 18.  

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 this day in history.  

1960  Emory Johnson, director (Phantom Express, Shield of Honor), dies at 66 on April - 18.  

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 April - 18 ben Hecht playwright (Child of the Century), dies at 71  

1964  On April - 18 albe Vidakovic, composer, dies at 49  

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  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 this day in history.  

1580  Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) was born on this day in history.  

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

1590  Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1605  Giacomo Carissimi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1732  George Colman, "the Elder was born on April - 18.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0680  Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on April - 18.  

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  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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