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Historical Events In April - 18

Monday, 03 October 2022

1967  Manitoba imposes 5% sales tax, effective June 1 on April - 18.  

1968  SF's Old Hall of Justice demolished on this day in history.  

1969  Piotr F Scharoff, Russ/Italian actor/director (Chechov), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1971  Howard Hughes billionaire, dies on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history kingston penitentiary inmates stage four-day riot, holding five guards hostage; two convicts murdered, 11 injured.  

1971  On April - 18 masao Oki, composer, dies at 69  

1972  T Smirnova discovers asteroids #1902 Shaposhnikov, #2192 Pyatigoriya & #2250 Stalingrad on April - 18.  

1974  On this day in history betty Compson, actress (Barker, Weary River, Drag Net), dies at 77  

1975  John Lennon releases "Stand by Me" on this day in history.  

1975  On this day in history rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet), chansonnier/director, dies at 38  

1976  On April - 18 percy Julian holder of more than 138 chemical patents, dies at 78  

1976  Percy Julian, holder of more than 138 chemical patents, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1977  On April - 18 jerome Drayton wins the 81st Boston Marathon in in 2 14 46; the eighth Canadian to win the Marathon.  

1977  On April - 18 the Hall Commission Report on Grain Handling and Transportation is published. This recommends limited branch line abandonment on the prairies.  

1977  On April - 18 jerome Drayton wins the 81st Boston Marathon in in 2:14:46; the eighth Canadian to win the Marathon.  

1978  On this day in history uS Senate approves transfer of Panama Canal to Panam  

1979  "Real People" premieres on NBC TV on April - 18.  

1980  On April - 18 zimbabwe's (Rhodesia) formal independence from Britain (Nat'l Day)  

1982  Canada Constitution Act replaces British North America Act on April - 18.  

1982  M Watt discovers asteroid #2687 on April - 18.  

1983  On this day in history a lone suicide bomber kills 63, at the US Embassy in Lebanon  

1983  Joan Benoit set a women's record for the Boston Marathon on April - 18.  

1983  KMO-AM in Tacoma Wash changes call letters to KAMT (now KKMO) on April - 18.  

1983  On April - 18 n G Thomas discovers asteroid #2933 Amber, #3151 Talbot & #3561 Devine  

1983  On April - 18 alan Melville, cricketer (11 Tests for South Africa, 894 runs), dies  

1984  On this day in history challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB  

1984  On this day in history john Lee Mahin screenwriter, dies of emphysema at 81  

1984  On this day in history michael Jackson faced surgery in Los Angeles. Doctors performed scalp surgery to repair damage done after the megastarís hair caught fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial on January 27. Jackson was hospitalized and recuperated for months before he could return to work.  

1984  On this day in history john Lee Mahin, screenwriter, dies of emphysema at 81  

1985  On April - 18 in Yunnan Province, China a 5.8 quake resulted in Twenty-three people killed, 300 injured and damage in the Luquan-Xundian area  

1986  Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder, dies at 94 on April - 18.  

1987  An unconscous skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air on April - 18.  

1987  On April - 18 pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph)  

1988  Barbra Striesand records "Warm All Over" 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 April - 18.  

1521  On April - 18 birth of francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)  

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

1590  On April - 18 birth of ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17)  

1590  Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617) was born on April - 18.  

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  On April - 18 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  On April - 18 death of theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1530  On April - 18 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  Death of Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on April - 18.  

1567  On April - 18 wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63  

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