What Happened on April 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City
  • Tripolitan War: in continuing hostilities, Turkey closes the Dardanelles Straits after an Italian naval bombardment of the coastline

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer
  • Wendy Barrie, hostess (Wendy Barrie Show), born in Hong Kong