On This Day in History 18 April

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What Happened On This Day in History 18 April

  • 1859: Tatya Tope was hanged for playing a decisive role the first innovation for the independence of 1857 which brought freedom to the country.
  • 1902: Denmark first to enter fingerprints to identify criminals.
  • 1917: Gandhiji selected Champaran in Bihar to start his Satyagraha movement.
  • 1915: Vinoba Bhave started the Bodhan movement with 80 acres of land in panchampalli village in talagangna Andhra Pradesh.
  • 1968: US contacts nuclear test at Nevada test site.
  • 1971: India’s first Jumbo Jet Boeing- 747 arrives in Bombay it was named Emperor Ashoka.
  • 1980: Zimbabwe declares independence from Britain.
  • 1991: Kerala was declared the first fully literate state in the country.
  • 1992: Restricted due to apartheid, South Africa played the first Cricket test match since 1970.
  • 1994: West Indies batsman Brian Lara broke sir Garfield’s showers record by scoring 375 runs against England.
  • 1996: Unidentified assailants in Cairo gunned down 17 tourists from Greece and their local guides.
  • 1999: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost the confidence word by one vote in the Lok Sabha.
  • 2001: 16 soldiers of India were martyred due to the firing of the Bangladesh army which Android into India border.
  • 2008: Pakistan postpones the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh for a month.
  • 2008:India and Mexico enter into new arrangements in the field of Civil aviation and energy.
  • 2018:”Black Panther” becomes the first film to appear in a commercial cinema in Saudi Arabia after the cinema reopened in 35 years.
  • 2020: Based on an investigation, more than 1,000 cases of COVID-19 cases where found in the France major aircraft career Charles day Gaulle.
On This Day in History

Famous Peoples Borns and Deaths

  • 1898: Damodar Hari cheaper, one of the revolutionary important martyrs of India, died.
  • 1955: Renowned scientist Albert Einstein died at the age of 76 in a hospital in Princeton.
  • 1979: Sobha Singh,built modern New Delhi, died.


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