On This Day: April 18th
This is 109th day of the year and 257 days remain in the year.
The first game was played in Yankee Stadium (“the House that Ruth built”). Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4–1.
London Bridge was sold to an American. It was rebuilt in Arizona.
The U.S. Senate voted to hand over the Panama Canal to Panamanian control on Dec. 31, 1999.
American Bandstand and New Year's Rockin' Eve host Dick Clark died of heart failure.
April 18 BirthdaysClarence Darrow1857–1938, American lawyer, born in Kinsman, Ohio.
Conan O'Brientalk-show host
Carlos Manuel de Cespedesrevolutionist