What happened this day in history April 18, 1961

What are the important events that happened on April 18, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 18, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 18, 1961 is the 108th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 257 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 5, 1961 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $217.17. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 18, 1961 Historical Events

  • 1961
    CONCP is founded in Casablanca as a united front of African movements opposing Portuguese colonial rule.
  • 1961
    The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, a cornerstone of modern international relations, is adopted.

Who were born on April 18, 1961?

  • 1961
    Jane Leeves, British actress
  • 1961
    John Podhoretz, American columnist and political pundit
  • 1961
    Steve Lombardi, American wrestler

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