Historical Events In April - 18
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
1907 Miklos Rozsa, Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora) on this day in history.
1908 Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1908 Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely) on April - 18.
1909 On this day in history joan of Arc declared a saint
1910 Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night on April - 18.
1910 Jamie L Whitten, (Rep-D-MS, 1941- ) on this day in history.
1911 On April - 18 j Helffrich discovers asteroid #713 Luscinia
1911 Francis Frederick Johnson, architect on April - 18.
1912 The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City on this day in history.
1912 On April - 18 john Lapworth Holt, boat Designer
1913 On this day in history al Hodge, actor (Capt Video)
1914 C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie) on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroids #806 Gyldenia & #807 Ceraskia
1915 On April - 18 french pilot Roland Garros is shot down and glides to a landing on the German side of the lines during World War I.
1916 In the Fox Islands, Alaska area a 7.4 quake was one of the largest earthquakes in the United States on April - 18.
1917 Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece on April - 18.
1917 Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, gov-gen of Belg (1914-17), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1918 Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play on April - 18.
1918 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) on this day in history.
1919 Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35 on this day in history.
1920 On April - 18 walter Clegg, MP
1921 On April - 18 junior Achievement incorporated in Colorado Springs Colo
1921 Barbara Hale, Dekalb Ill, actress (Della Street-Perry Mason) on this day in history.
1921 On April - 18 earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Inkwartiering), dies at 70
1922 On April - 18 the birth of Barbara Hale, American actress
1922 On this day in history netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0
1922 Avril Angers, actress (Brass Monkey) on this day in history.
1923 74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium on this day in history.
1923 Poland annexes Central Lithuania on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history yankee Stadium opened in the Bronx, NY
1923 On this day in history baroness Platt of Writtle, British CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm)
1924 Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first " Crossword Puzzle Book" on April - 18.
1924 1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster) on April - 18.
1924 Buxton Daeblite Orr, composer on April - 18.