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Today in history: April 18
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Today in history: April 18

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Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning colonists that British Regular troops were approaching, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role in World War II, and more events that happ…

In 1945, Denmark and the Netherlands were liberated as a German surrender went into effect, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Erin Andrews, Katherine Jackson, Kimora Lee Simmons, Richard Jenkin…

In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, and more events that happened on this day in…

In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock, and more events that happened on this…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bobby Cannavale, Christina Hendricks, Dule Hill, Eric Church, Frank…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aidy Bryant, Amy Heckerling, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Campbell, Thelma…

In 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections, and more events that happened on this day in…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Adele, Craig David, Danielle Fishel, Henry Cavill, Raheem DeVaughn,…

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