What Happened on April 18, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Calvinist Reformed Union in Neth Church forms in Utrecht

CommunicationSan Francisco Earthquake of 1906

San Francisco earthquake and fire kills nearly 4,000 while destroying 75% of the city

  • The Los Angeles Times story on the Azusa Street Revival launches Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.

Famous Birthdays

  • Clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem)
  • Edgar Unsworth, Justice of Appeals (Gibralter)

Famous Deaths

  • Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1846)