Historical Events In April - 18
Monday, 03 August 2020
1907 On this day in history miklos Rozsa, Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora)
1908 Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1908 On April - 18 edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)
1909 On this day in history joan of Arc declared a saint
1910 Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night on this day in history.
1910 Jamie L Whitten, (Rep-D-MS, 1941- ) on this day in history.
1911 J Helffrich discovers asteroid #713 Luscinia on this day in history.
1911 Francis Frederick Johnson, architect on April - 18.
1912 On April - 18 the Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.
1912 John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer on April - 18.
1913 Al Hodge, actor (Capt Video) on April - 18.
1914 C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie) on this day in history.
1915 M Wolf discovers asteroids #806 Gyldenia & #807 Ceraskia on this day in history.
1915 French pilot Roland Garros is shot down and glides to a landing on the German side of the lines during World War I on this day in history.
1916 In the Fox Islands, Alaska area a 7.4 quake was one of the largest earthquakes in the United States on this day in history.
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 April - 18.
1918 On April - 18 cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play
1918 On April - 18 robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)
1919 On April - 18 enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35
1920 On April - 18 walter Clegg, MP
1921 On this day in history junior Achievement incorporated in Colorado Springs Colo
1921 Barbara Hale, Dekalb Ill, actress (Della Street-Perry Mason) on April - 18.
1921 Earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Inkwartiering), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1922 The birth of Barbara Hale, American actress on this day in history.
1922 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0 on April - 18.
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 On this day in history poland annexes Central Lithuania
1923 On this day in history yankee Stadium opened in the Bronx, NY
1923 Baroness Platt of Writtle, British CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm) on April - 18.
1924 Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first " Crossword Puzzle Book" on April - 18.
1924 On April - 18 1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster)
1924 On this day in history buxton Daeblite Orr, composer