January 18th Holidays
Every day is full of holidays you probably have never heard of. Take a look at the list below and see if there is anything that catches your eye that you would like to celebrate or observe.
- Maintenance Day
- National Gourmet Coffee Day
- National Peking Duck Day
- National Sanctity of Human Life Day
- National Winnie the Pooh Day
- Thesaurus Day
January 18th Horoscope Sign is Capricorn
Ruling planet: Saturn
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Responsible, leaders, disciplined, independent, loyal, stubborn, bossy, condescending.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods, Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Isaac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson, Katie Couric, Rand Paul, Nicholas Cage.
January 18th Trivia
Here is a collection of historical events, celebrity birthdays, popular movie and songs for January 18th.
- 1486 – King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV uniting the House of Lancaster and the House of York, after the Wars of the Roses.
- 1896 – An X-ray generating machine is exhibited for the first time by H. L. Smith.
- 1911 – Eugene B. Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania anchored in San Francisco Bay, the first time an aircraft landed on a ship.
- 1904 – Cary Grant, Actor was born in Horfield, Bristol, United Kingdom.
- 1913 -The #1 movie was, “Cleopatra,”
- 1931 – The #1 movie was, “No Limit.”
- 1955 – Kevin Costner, American actor was born in Lynwood, CA.
- 1958 – Willie O’Ree, the first African Canadian National Hockey League player, makes his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins.
- 1967 – Albert DeSalvo, the “Boston Strangler”, is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
- 1969 – The #1 movie was, “Oliver.”
- 1969 – Dave Bautista, American actor and WWF Wrestler, was born in Washington, D.C..
- 1977 – Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires’ disease.
- 1978 – The #1 song was, “Baby Come Back,” by Player.
- 1981 – Phil Smith and Phil Mayfield parachute off a Houston skyscraper, becoming the first two people to BASE jump from objects in all four categories: buildings, antennae, spans (bridges), and earth (cliffs).
- 1982 – The #1 movie was, “On Golden Pond,” starring Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda.
- 1990 – Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
- 1993 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 states.
- 2016 – We said goodbye to singer Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor who died at age 67 in NYC, NY from rom complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia, while recovering from gastrointestinal tract surgery.
- 2017 – President Obama commutes the sentence of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified military documents and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks.
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