What Happened on April 18, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Funny Thing Happened" opens at St James Theater NYC for 715 performances
  • In Lebanon, at least 106 civilians are killed when the Israel Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quana.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexey Zhigalkovich, Belarusian Singer

Famous Deaths

  • Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner, dies at 62
  • Michael Leander Farr, record producer, dies at 55
  • Piet Hein, architect/poet/mathematician/inventor, dies at 80
  • Robert William Paine, architect, dies at 88