April 18: Day of the Week
April 18, 2021 was the 108th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 257 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1025Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.
- 1880An F4 tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100.
- 1881Billy the Kid escapes from the Lincoln County jail in Mesilla, New Mexico.
- 1897The Greco-Turkish War is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire.
- 1906An earthquake and fire destroy much of San Francisco, California.
- 1942World War II: The Doolittle Raid on Japan. Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya are bombed.
- 1943World War II: Operation Vengeance, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is killed when his aircraft is shot down by U.S. fighters over Bougainville Island.
- 1945Over 1,000 bombers attack the small island of Heligoland, Germany.
- 1946The International Court of Justice holds its inaugural meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.
- 1974The Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto inaugurates Lahore dry port.
Who were born on April 18?
- 1918Tony Mottola, American guitarist (d. 2004)
- 1947Cindy Pickett, American actress
- 1947James Woods, American actor
- 1947Jerzy Stuhr, Polish film director and actor
- 1956Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress
- 1961Steve Lombardi, American wrestler
- 1969Stefan Schwarz, Swedish footballer
- 1972Eli Roth, American film director
- 1973Jad Abumrad, American radio host and producer
- 1974Edgar Wright, British director
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