April 18th: What is special about this date?

April 18th marks the 108th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 109th in case of leap years). There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 18th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 18th and what happened on April 18th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 18th.


April 18th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 18th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • David Tennant
    David Tennant (1971)

    David tennant is a scottish actor known for his role as the tenth doctor in the popular tv series doctor who.

  • James Woods
    James Woods (1947)

    American actor who is known for his ability to play charmingly bad guys.

  • America Ferrera
    America Ferrera (1984)

    American actress who played the title role in "ugly betty," an american television series.

  • Melissa Joan Hart
    Melissa Joan Hart (1976)

    Melissa joan hart is an american actress known for her roles in the tv shows sabrina the teenage witch and clarissa explains it all.

  • Britt Robertson
    Britt Robertson (1990)

    Britt robertson is an american movie actress known for her roles in the longest ride, tomorrowland, and girlboss.

  • Eric Roberts
    Eric Roberts (1956)

    Eric roberts is an american actor known for his roles in movies such as the dark knight and runaway train.

  • Amanda Sthers
    Amanda Sthers (1978)

    She is also known by the name amanda maruani.

  • Eli Roth
    Eli Roth (1972)

    American filmmaker; he was known for his horror film "cabin fever", which he bought for $2 million.

  • Hayley Mills
    Hayley Mills (1946)

    British actress.

  • Régis Wargnier
    Régis Wargnier (1948)

    French film director, producer, screenwriter, and film score composer.

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April 18th: who died on this date?

On April 18th the following celebrities died:

  • Pierre Desproges
    Pierre Desproges (1988)

    French humorist, well-known for his elaborate, eloquent, and, above all, vicious diatribes that criticize everything and everyone.

  • Betty Compson
    Betty Compson (1974)

    Actress (barker.

  • Lorraine Warren (2019)

    American clairvoyant, who formed a paranormal investigation group with ed warren, her husband.

  • Ernie Pyle (1945)

    American journalist, writer and syndicated columnist.

  • Harrison Birtwistle (2022)

    Prominent contemporary classical composer with innovative works.

  • Guillermo González Camarena (1965)

    Mexican inventor known for his contributions to the development of color television.

  • Marcel Pagnol (1974)

    French playwright and filmmaker known for his Marseille-based stories.

  • Storm Thorgerson (2013)

    Renowned for his album cover designs for bands like Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.

  • Dick Clark (2012)

    American television host and producer, founded dick clark productions (d. 2012).

  • Thor Heyerdahl (2002)

    Norwegian adventurer known for his Kon-Tiki expedition.

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April 18th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 18th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Aries according to the Western Zodiac.

Aries zodiac sign

April 18th: what is special about the Aries sign?

The Aries sign encompasses people born between March 21st and April 19th.

You can discover Aries's personality traits and attitude and Aries's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Aries born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 18th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 18th in history:

  • Apr 18, 1906: Calvinist Reformed Union in the Netherlands Church forms in Utrecht
  • Apr 18, 1934: First "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Fort Worth, Texas).
  • Apr 18, 1955: Ankles Aweigh opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 176 performances
  • Apr 18, 1963: Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1.
  • Apr 18, 1964: Cafe Crown closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • Apr 18, 1969: Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund
  • Apr 18, 1976: Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten - Ping Golf Open.
  • Apr 18, 1989: Zimbabwe gains independence
  • Apr 18, 1992: Tennis ace Stefan Edberg marries Annette Olsen in Sweden
  • Apr 18, 1997: The Red River of the North breaks through dikes and floods Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, causing US$2 billion in damage.
  • Apr 18, 2012: 2011-2012 Bahraini uprising:
  • Apr 18, 2016: Rebels in Syria launch new offensives against the government forces in the country’s Latakia Governorate, and Hama Governorate. A number of rebel groups had previously announced that they would launch a new offensive against the government forces as a response to claims of violations to the cease-fire agreement. This further strains the Syrian peace process.

What day of the year is April 18th?

April 18th marks the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 109th in case of leap years).

There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 18th is the 18th day of the month of April.