On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 2019

Historical Events

  • Irish Journalist Lyra McKee shot to death covering riots in Derry, Northern Ireland with dissident republican group the New IRA claiming responsibility

Famous Deaths

Lorraine Warren

Lorraine Warren, American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), dies in her sleep at 92

Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Lorraine Warren
  • Lyra McKee, Northern Irish journalist, shot by the New IRA in a terrorist attack at 29
  • Mark Medoff, American playwright, director, actor and professor (Children of a Lesser God), dies at 79
2019 Highlights

About April 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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