Historical Events In April - 18
Monday, 03 August 2020
1989 Zimbabwe gains independence on this day in history.
1990 Bankruptcy court forces Frank Lorenzo to give up Eastern Airlines on this day in history.
1990 On April - 18 on the Minahassa Peninsula a 7.4 quake resulted in at least 3 people killed and 25 people injured. More than 1,140 houses damaged in the Bolaang-Gorontalo area
1990 Robert D Webb, director/actor (Love Me Tender, Jackals), dies at 87 on April - 18.
1991 On April - 18 congress ends railroad worker 1 day strike
1992 Florence Randall, model/designer (Bill Blass), dies at 54 of cancer on this day in history.
1993 On April - 18 in Peru a 6.3 earthquake centered centered about 70 kilometers northeast of Lima, killed six people
1993 On April - 18 arthur P Smith, US founder of Miami Planetarium, dies at 76
1994 Ken Oosterbroek, South African press photographer, shot dead at 32 on this day in history.
1995 On April - 18 arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (1958-62), dies
1996 On this day in history kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner, dies at 62
1999 NATO launches its most active day of airstrikes in its assault on Yugoslavia, on this day in history.
2005 Five people die in ethnic clashes in Iran's south-west Khuzestan province on this day in history.
2006 On April - 18 festivities and memorials across the Bay Area mark the 100th anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
2007 On this day in history 32 Chinese steel workers are burnt to death in the Qinghe Special Steel Corporation disaster.
2012 The Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples begins burning artworks after cultural institution budget cuts on April - 18.
2013 27 people are killed and 65 are injured in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history 12 Nepalese climbers are killed by an avalanche on Mt Everest
2017 On this day in history british Prime Minister Teresa May announces she will seek a "snap" election
2018 On this day in history protests begin in Managua, Nicaragua, over proposed changes to social security, protesters beaten by suspected pro-government gangs
2018 On this day in history â€śBlack Pantherâ€ť is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened
2018 In Nicaragua, protests begin against announced reforms of Social Security which would decrease retirement pension benefits. An estimated number of 34 protesters are killed by police on this day in history.
2018 Cinemas open in Saudi Arabia for the first time since 1983 with the American film Black Panther chosen as the first to be screened on this day in history.
2018 NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is launched on April - 18.
2019 The full 448-page report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States Presidential Election (the Mueller Report) is released in redacted form on this day in history.
2019 NepaliSat-1 is launched. It is Nepal's first ever research satellite to be sent into space on this day in history.