Wednesday 18 April 1906
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edgar Unsworth and Clara Eggink [Ebbele].
The Critic, directed by Alexander Tuschinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1906 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Edgar Unsworth: Justice of Appeals (Gibralter).
- Clara Eggink [Ebbele]: Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem).
- Clara Eggink: Dutch writer, poet, critic and translator of world literature, who married thrice.
- Luis Martin: Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (Born 1846).
- Calvinist Reformed Union in the Netherlands Church forms in Utrecht
- San Francisco earthquake and fire kills nearly 4,000 and destroys 75% of city
- At 5:13 a.m., an earthquake estimated at close to 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes San Francisco, California. The quake was caused by a slip of the San Andreas Fault over a segment about 275 miles long. An estimated 3,000 people died from the quake and fires. Almost 30,000 buildings are destroyed, including most of the city's homes and nearly all the central business district.