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April 18th is the 108th day of the year (109th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 18th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 18th
359 Gratian (Roman Emperor 367-383)
1590 Ahmed I (Ottoman Sultan 1603-1617)
1857 Clarence Darrow (attorney)
1924 Roy Mason (British politician)
1927 Tadeusz Mazowiecki (Prime Minister of Poland 1989-1991)
1937 Teddy Taylor (British politician)
1946 Hayley Mills (actress)
1947 James Woods (actor)
1953 Rick Moranis (actor, comedian)
1961 Jane Leeves (actress)
1963 Conan O'Brien (TV presenter)
1964 Niall Ferguson (historian)
1971 David Tennant (actor)
1976 Melissa Joan Hart (actress)
1979 Matthew Upson (soccer player)
1987 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (model, actress)
April 18th in History
1506 Cornerstone of St. Peter's Basilica laid in Rome.
1831 University of Alabama founded in \ Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
1899 Queen Victoria grants a roal charter to the St. Andrew's Ambulance Assocation.
1906 Major earthquake hits San Francisco.
1909 Joan of Arc beatified in Rome.
1923 Yankee Stadium opens for the first time.
1925 International Amateur Radio Union founded in Paris.
1930 British Broadcasting Corporation announces there is no news for the day.
1946 League of Nations is dissolved.
1954 Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein takes power in Egypt.
1955 29 African and Asian states meet at the Bandung Conference in Indonesia.
1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations is adopted.
1980 Rhodesia becomes independent as Zimbabwe.
1988 US launches Operation Praying Mantis against the Iranian navy.
2007 US Supreme Court upholds the ban on Partial-Birth Abortion in a 5-4 decision.
2018 King Mswati III announces that his country's name will change from Swaziland to Eswatini.
2019 Redacted version of the Mueller Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, is made public.
2020 Total COVID-19 deaths in Europe exceed 100,000.
April 18th is also
Independence Day (Zimbabwe)
Feast of Saint Apollonius (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Galdino (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Perfecto (Catholicism)
People born on April 18th are Aries
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