April 18, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • In Lebanon, at least 106 civilians are killed when the Israel Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quana.

Deaths in History

  • Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner, dies at 62
  • Piet Hein, architect/poet/mathematician/inventor, dies at 80
  • Robert William Paine, architect, dies at 88