18 April – This Day in History

This Day in History on 18 April

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 18th April. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

World Heritage Day
  • World Heritage Day
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Zimbabwe from the United Kingdom in 1980.
  • Army Day (Iran)


Important Events:

1336: In the south, the Vijayanagar Hindu kingdom was established.
1912: RMs of 705 passengers traveling in Titanic Carpathia ship arrives to New York

Birthday / Anniversary:

Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist, Bharat Ratna Awardee.

1910: Vishwanath Nageshkar, Indian, Govekar painter.
1858:  Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist, Bharat Ratna Awardee (d. 1962)

Death / Death Anniversary:

Tatya Tope
  • 1898: The Chaphekar Brother
  • 1859: Tatya Tope, Indian general (b. 1814)
  • 1955: Albert Einstein, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic (b. 1879)
  • 1972: Pandurang Waman Kanke
  • 2002:  Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian ethnographer and explorer (b. 1914)

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