On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 21st Commonwealth Games open in the Gold Coast, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Jeannette, African American taxi driver, playwright and film and stage actress (Shaft, Cotton Comes to Harlem), dies at 103
  • Ray Wilkins, English former footballer and captain of the National Soccer Team, dies at 61