What Happened on April 18, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)
  • Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme)
  • Henry Guinness, missionary
  • Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festspiele)