April 18: Day of the Week
April 18, 2021 is the 108th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 18 Historical Event(s)
- 1506The cornerstone of the current St. Peter’s Basilica is laid.
- 1518Bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland.
- 1738Real Academia de la Historia (“Royal Academy of History”) is founded in Madrid.
- 1857“The Spirits Book” by Allan Kardec is published, marking the birth of Spiritualism in France.
- 1880An F4 tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100.
- 1899The St. Andrew’s Ambulance Association is granted a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria.
- 1924Simon & Schuster publishes the first crossword puzzle book.
- 1943World War II: Operation Vengeance, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is killed when his aircraft is shot down by U.S. fighters over Bougainville Island.
- 1961CONCP is founded in Casablanca as a united front of African movements opposing Portuguese colonial rule.
- 1961The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, a cornerstone of modern international relations, is adopted.
Who were born on April 18?
- 1863Leopold Graf Berchtold, Austro-Hungarian foreign minister (d. 1942)
- 1901Al Lewis, American lyricist (d. 1967)
- 1917Frederika of Hanover, Queen Consort of Greece (d. 1981)
- 1918Clifton Hillegass, American publisher (d. 2001)
- 1951Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer
- 1963Conan O'Brien, American comedian
- 1968David Hewlett, English born Canadian actor
- 1973Jad Abumrad, American radio host and producer
- 1977Cindy Taylor, Paraguayan supermodel and actress
- 2007Hayah bint Hamzah, Princess of Jordan
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