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Wednesday January 18, 2017

January 18: Day of the Week

January 18, 2017 was the 18th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 347 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 18 Historical Event(s)

  • 1866
    Wesley College, Melbourne is established.
  • 1896
    The X-ray machine is exhibited for the first time.
  • 1903
    President Theodore Roosevelt sends a radio message to King Edward VII: the first transatlantic radio transmission originating in the United States.
  • 1916
    A 611 gram chondrite type meteorite strikes a house near the village of Baxter in Stone County, Missouri.
  • 1919
    Bentley Motors Limited is founded.
  • 1943
    Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The first uprising of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
  • 1944
    The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers are Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.
  • 1967
    Albert DeSalvo, the “Boston Strangler”, is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • 1969
    Brahma Baba, founder father of Brahma Kumaris left his mortal coil.
  • 1978
    The European Court of Human Rights finds the United Kingdom government guilty of mistreating prisoners in Northern Ireland, but not guilty of torture.

Who were born on January 18?

  • 1519
    Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559)
  • 1689
    Montesquieu, French satirist and philosopher (d. 1755)
  • 1815
    Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)
  • 1935
    Jon Stallworthy, English poet
  • 1951
    Bob Latchford, English footballer
  • 1962
    Alison Arngrim, American actress
  • 1963
    Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter
  • 1966
    Alexander Khalifman, Russian chess player
  • 1977
    Alina Jidkova, Russian tennis player
  • 1979
    Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer, producer, actor and director

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