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January 18th

January 18th is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 347 days remaining until the end of the year (348 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 18th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 18th

1752 John Nash (architect)

1779 Peter Roget (created the Thesaurus)

1882 A. A. Milne (author)

1892 Oliver Hardy (comedian, actor)

1904 Cary Grant (actor)

Cary Grant

1918 Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (Egyptian President 1956-1970)

1933 David Bellamy (botanist)

1934 Raymond Briggs (author, illustrator)

1937 John Hume (Irish politician)

1944 Paul Keating (Australian Prime Minister 1991-1996)

1945 Isabel Allende (Chilean politician)

1955 Kevin Costner (actor)

1961 Peter Beardsley (soccer player)

1971 Pep Guardiola (soccer manager)

1980 Estelle (singer, music producer)

January 18th in History

1670 Henry Morgan captures Panama.

1778 James Cook is the first European to visit the Hawaiian islands.

1788 Elements of the First Fleet carrying British convicts arrives in Botany Bay, Australia.

1871 Wilhelm I proclaimed German Emperor in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, France.

1896 The world's first X-ray generating machine is exhibited.

1915 Japan issues its "Twenty-One Demands" to the Republic of China.

1919 Paris Peace Conference (to bring a formal end to World War I) opens.

1920 Eighteenth amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect, prohibits alcohol in the United States.

1943 Start of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.

1993 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed officially for the first time in all 50 US Constitution goes into effect, prohibits alcohol in the US States.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2002 The Civil War in Sierra Leone is declared over.

2005 The Airbus A380, the world's largest jet airliner, is unveiled in Toulouse, France.

January 18th is also

Winnie the Pooh Day - celebrating the birth of author A. A. Milne in 1882.

Feast of Saint Athanasisus of Alexandria (Catholicism)


People born on January 18th are Capricorn


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