On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 50th British Academy Television Awards: "Little Britain" Best Comedy, "Buried" Best Drama

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Rafferty, American WWII pin-up girl, dancer and actress (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood), dies at 81
  • Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, first Prime Minister of Fiji and President of Fiji (b. 1920)