On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 2016

Historical Events

  • 120th Boston Marathon: Ethiopian double; Lemi Berhanu Hayle wins men's section in 2:12:45; Atsede Baysa takes women's event in 2:29:19

Sports History

Laureus World Sports Awards, Palais am Funkturm, Berlin, Germany: Sportsman: Novak Đoković; Sportswoman: Sernea Williams; Team: New Zealand Men's National Rugby Union team

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Asawa, Japanese-American countertenor, dies of liver failure at 49
  • [Julia Liane] Aleah Stanbridge, South African metal musician (Trees of Eternity), dies of cancer at 39
2016 Highlights

About April 18, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries