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Today’s Historical Events on April 18
International Day For Monuments and Sites
1336, 18th April: Harihar and Bukka established the Hindu kingdom of Vijayanagar.
1831, 18th April: Establishment of the University of Alabama.
1859, 18th April: Tatya Tope, leader of the 1857 Rebellion, was executed.
1898, 18th April: Damodar Chapekar, assassinator British officer Rand, was executed.
1912, 18th April: Carpathia arrived in New York with 705 survivors aboard the Titanic.
1924, 18th April: Simon and Schuster published the first book of crossword puzzles.
1930, 18th April: Surya Sen and 62 people from the Indian Republican Army attacked the Chittagong Shastra.
1936, 18th April: Shaniwarwada in Pune, the Peshwa’s capital, handed over to the Archaeological Department.
1950, 18th April: Vinoba Bhave’s Bhudan movement started in Pochampalli village in Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana).
1954, 18th April: Gamal Abdel Nasser took power in Egypt.
1971, 18th April: 1971: Air India’s first Boeing 747 jumbo jet arrived at Santa Cruz Airport.
1991, 18th April: Kerala became the first fully literate state of India.
2001, 18th April: GSLV-D1 carrier launched successfully from Sriharikota base.
2020, 18th April: Coronavirus Pandemic: Europe surpassed 100,000 COVID -19 deaths.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 18
1809: Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, an Indian poet of English.
1858: Dhondo Keshav Karve, a social reformer in India.
1916: Lalita Pawar, an Indian actress.
1958: Malcolm Marshall, a Barbadian cricketer.
1962: Poonam Dhillon, an Indian Hindi-language film, theatre, and TV actress.
1963: Conan O’Brien, an American television host, comedian, writer, podcaster, and producer.
1992: KL Rahul, an Indian international cricketer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 18
1859: Tatya Tope, an Indian revolutionary.
1898: Damodar Hari Chafekar, an Indian revolutionary.
1945: Sir John Ambrose Fleming, an English electrical engineer, and physicist.
1955: Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity.
1966: Swami Kuvalayananda, a researcher and educator.
1999: Raghuveer Singh, an internationally acclaimed Indian photographer.
2002: Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian adventurer, and ethnographer.