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April 18, 2014

Good Friday


International Amateur Radio Day

National Adult Autism Awareness Day

Pet Owners Independence Day


Zimbabwe: Independence Day



England: British and World Marbles Championship, Greyhound Public House, Tinsley Green, West Sussex.


England: Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race (Apr 18-21). 66th year. See



The “Midnight Ride” of Paul Revere and William Dawes took place (at about 10 pm) in 1775.


Anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.



Birth anniversary of American attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938).



Happy Birthday! America Ferrera, Barbara Hale, Melissa Joan Hart, Jane Leeves, Eric McCormack, Hayley Mills, Rick Moranis, Conan O’Brien, Eric Roberts, Eli Roth, David Tennant, James Woods