April 18: Day of the Week
April 18, 2019 is the 108th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
Hmmm... do you believe that self understanding is the key to happiness? Don’t just wish upon the stars. The time you were born has a great impact on who you are. Get your Aries horoscope and get a boost from the stars. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link)
April 18 Historical Event(s)
- 1689Bostonians rise up in rebellion against Sir Edmund Andros.
- 1797The Battle of Neuwied – French victory against the Austrians.
- 1857“The Spirits Book” by Allan Kardec is published, marking the birth of Spiritualism in France.
- 1864Battle of Dybbøl: A Prussian-Austrian army defeats Denmark and gains control of Schleswig. Denmark surrenders the province in the following peace settlement.
- 1902Quetzaltenango, the second largest city of Guatemala, is destroyed by an earthquake.
- 1906An earthquake and fire destroy much of San Francisco, California.
- 1961CONCP is founded in Casablanca as a united front of African movements opposing Portuguese colonial rule.
- 1974The Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto inaugurates Lahore dry port.
- 1988The United States launches Operation Praying Mantis against Iranian naval forces in the largest naval battle since World War II.
- 2007A series of bombings, two of them being suicides, occur in Baghdad, killing 198 and injuring 251.
Who were born on April 18?
- 1901Elene Akhvlediani, Georgian artist (d. 1975)
- 1902Giuseppe Pella, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1981)
- 1907Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-born composer (d. 1995)
- 1919Virginia O'Brien, American singer and actress (d. 2001)
- 1934George Shirley, American tenor
- 1971Oleg Petrov, Russian ice hockey player
- 1973Brady Clark, American baseball player
- 1976Justin Ross, American politician
- 1976Melissa Joan Hart, American actress
- 1987Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, British model
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.