On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • France beats England, 35-13 at Stade Colombes, Paris to earn a share of the Five Nations Rugby Championship with Wales

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Simpson, American NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Vidalia, Georgia
  • François Leroux, Canadian NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Sainte-Adèle, Québec, Canada
  • Greg Eklund, American musician (Everclear), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Heike Friedrich, East German swimmer (world record 200m), born in Karl-Marx-Stadt, Sachsen
  • Peter Giles, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • Rico Brogna, American MLB baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Turners Falls, Massachusetts
  • Saad Hariri, Lebanese-Saudi Prime Minister of Lebanon (2016-present), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • William Roaf, American NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas