What day of the week is this date?

Friday April 20, 2018

April 20: Day of the Week

April 20, 2018 was the 110th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 255 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

Lovelife today 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.

April 2018
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

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.

Aries Sun Sign 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 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 1453
    The last naval battle in Byzantine history occurs, as three Genoese galleys escorting a Byzantine transport fight their way through the huge Ottoman blockade fleet and into the Golden Horn.
  • 1653
    Oliver Cromwell dissolves the Rump Parliament.
  • 1657
    Freedom of religion is granted to the Jews of New Amsterdam (later New York City).
  • 1775
    American Revolutionary War: the Siege of Boston begins, following the battles at Lexington and Concord.
  • 1810
    The Governor of Caracas declares independence from Spain.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.
  • 1945
    World War II: US troops capture Leipzig, Germany, only to later cede the city to the Soviet Union.
  • 1980
    Climax of Berber Spring in Algeria as hundreds of Berber political activists are arrested.
  • 1998
    German terrorist group the Red Army Faction announces their dissolution after 28 years.
  • 2008
    Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.

Who were born on April 20?

  • 1745
    Philippe Pinel, French physician (d. 1826)
  • 1818
    Heinrich Göbel, German-born inventor (d. 1893)
  • 1923
    Mother Angelica, American nun and broadcaster
  • 1925
    Ernie Stautner, German-born American football player (d. 2006)
  • 1939
    Peter S. Beagle, American author
  • 1945
    Judith O'Dea, American actress
  • 1948
    Gregory Itzin, American actor
  • 1965
    April March, American musician
  • 1965
    Kostas Hatzidakis, Greek politician
  • 1986
    Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (d. 2003)

Share InfoNow 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.