On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Protests begin in Managua, Nicaragua, over proposed changes to social security, protesters beaten by suspected pro-government gangs
  • “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Sammartino, Italian American strongman and professional wrestler, dies at 82