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)
- 1848American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.
- 1909Joan of Arc is beatified in Rome.
- 1912The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.
- 1930BBC Radio announces that there is no news on that day.
- 1945Over 1,000 bombers attack the small island of Heligoland, Germany.
- 1946The International Court of Justice holds its inaugural meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.
- 195529 nations meet at Bandung, Indonesia, for the first Asian-African Conference.
- 1958A United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound be released from an insane asylum.
- 1980The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) comes into being, with Canaan Banana as the country’s first President. The Zimbabwe Dollar replaces the Rhodesian Dollar as the official currency.
- 1983A suicide bomber destroys the United States embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 63 people.
Who were born on April 18?
- 1819Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Cuban Revolutionary (d. 1874)
- 1917Frederika of Hanover, Queen Consort of Greece (d. 1981)
- 1927Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist (d. 2008)
- 1942Robert Christgau, American music critic
- 1942Steve Blass, American professional baseball player
- 1964Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director
- 1972Rosa Clemente, American activist and hip-hop artist
- 1979Anthony Davidson, British Formula One driver
- 1979Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star
- 1982Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (d. 2009)
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