18 April

18 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 18th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 18th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Heritage Day
  • Pet Owners Independence Day
  • National Pinata Day
  • National Columnists Day
  • World Amateur Radio Day
  • National Lineman Appreciation Day

Historic Events

1939: Children of labour migrants camped near Spiro, Oklahoma, June 1939

Children of labour migrants camped near Spiro, Oklahoma, June 1939

1929: The R-100 departed on its first voyage in 1929.

The R-100 departed on its first voyage in 1929.

1927: Chiang Kai-shek forms anti-government in China in 1927.

1906: San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: Ruins in vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue. Looking northeast. April 1906 (H. D. Chadwick)

San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: Ruins in vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue. Looking northeast. April 1906 (H. D. Chadwick)

1899: St. Andrew’s Ambulance Association is granted a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria in 1899.

1874: David Livingstone, an African explorer, was buried in Westminster Abbey in 1874.

Famous Birthdays

  • Kourtney Kardashian was born.
  • Conan O’Brien was born.
  • Melisa Joan Hart was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Albert Einstein died.
  • Isoruku Yammotu died.
  • Erasmus Darwin died.

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