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April 18 is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 257 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

  • 1605Giacomo Carissimi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1674)
  • 1666Jean-Féry Rebel, French violinist and composer (d. 1747)
  • 1740Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet, English banker and politician (d. 1810)
  • 1759Jacques Widerkehr, French cellist and composer (d. 1823)
  • 1771Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (d. 1820)
  • 1772David Ricardo, British economist and politician (d. 1823)
  • 1794William Debenham, English founder of Debenhams (d. 1863)
  • 1813James McCune Smith, African-American physician, apothecary, abolitionist, and author (d. 1865)
  • 1819Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Cuban lawyer and activist (d. 1874)
  • 1819 – Franz von Suppé, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1895)
  • 1838Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, French chemist and academic (d. 1912)
  • 1854Ludwig Levy, German architect (d. 1907)
  • 1857Clarence Darrow, American lawyer (d. 1938)
  • 1858Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist, Bharat Ratna Awardee (d. 1962)
  • 1858 – Alexander Shirvanzade, Armenian playwright and author (d. 1935)
  • 1863Count Leopold Berchtold, Austrian-Hungarian politician and diplomat, Joint Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1863 – Linton Hope, English sailor and architect (d. 1920)
  • 1863 – Siegfried Bettmann, founder of the Triumph Motorcycle Company and Mayor of Coventry (d. 1955)
  • 1864Richard Harding Davis, American journalist and author (d. 1916)
  • 1874Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Croatian author and poet (d. 1938)
  • 1877Vicente Sotto, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1950)
  • 1879Korneli Kekelidze, Georgian philologist and scholar (d. 1962)
  • 1880Sam Crawford, American baseball player, coach, and umpire (d. 1968)
  • 1882Isaac Babalola Akinyele, Nigerian ruler (d. 1964)
  • 1882 – Leopold Stokowski, English conductor (d. 1977)
  • 1883Aleksanteri Aava, Finnish poet (d. 1956)[11]
  • 1884Jaan Anvelt, Estonian educator and politician (d. 1937)
  • 1889Jessie Street, Australian activist (d. 1970)[12]
  • 1892Eugene Houdry, French-American mechanical engineer and inventor (d. 1962)
  • 1897Ardito Desio, Italian geologist and cartographer (d. 2001)
  • 1898Patrick Hennessy, Irish soldier and businessman (d. 1981)
  • 1900Bertha Isaacs, Bahamian teacher, tennis player, politician and women's rights activist (d. 1997)[13]

1901–present

Deaths

Pre-1600

  • 0727Agallianos Kontoskeles, Byzantine commander and rebel leader
  • 0850Perfectus, Spanish monk and martyr[20]
  • 0909Dionysius II, Syriac Orthodox patriarch of Antioch
  • 0943Fujiwara no Atsutada, Japanese nobleman and poet (b. 906)
  • 0963Stephen Lekapenos, co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire[21]
  • 1161Theobald of Bec, French-English archbishop (b. 1090)
  • 1176Galdino della Sala, Italian archdeacon and saint
  • 1552John Leland, English poet and historian (b. 1502)[22]
  • 1555Polydore Vergil, English historian (b. 1470)[23]
  • 1556Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet and politician (b. 1495)
  • 1567Wilhelm von Grumbach, German adventurer (b. 1503)
  • 1587John Foxe, English historian and author (b. 1516)[24]

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

  • Apollonius the Apologist
  • Corebus
  • Cyril VI of Constantinople (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • Eleutherius and Antia
  • Galdino della Sala
  • Molaise of Leighlin
  • Perfectus
  • Plato of Sakkoudion
  • Army Day (Iran)
  • Coma Patients' Day (Poland)
  • Friend's Day (Brazil)
  • Independence Day, (Zimbabwe)
  • International Day For Monuments and Sites
  • Invention Day (Japan)
  • Victory over the Teutonic Knights in the Battle of the Ice (Russia; Julian Calendar)

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