On This Day

April 18, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Canada's worst modern mass shooting as a gunman kills 18 people, including a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer, across Nova Scotia
  • French flagship aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle reports over 1,000 cases of COVID-19, prompting an investigation

Deaths in History

  • Takuo Aoyagi, Japanese engineer who invented the pulse oximeter, dies at 84
2020 in History