April 18, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st "Walk"/"Don't Walk" lighted street signals installed
  • 1st Bandoeng Conference - Afro-Asian conference opens

Birthdays in History

  • Amschel Rothschild, banker

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity), dies of an abdominal aortic aneurysm at 76

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Eugen Herrigel, Zen philosopher/scholar, dies in Germany at 70