January 18: Day of the Week
January 18, 2022 was the 18th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 347 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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January 18 Historical Event(s)
- 1562Pope Pius IV reopens the Council of Trent for its third and final session.
- 1866Wesley College, Melbourne is established.
- 1913A Greek flotilla defeats the Ottoman Navy in the Naval Battle of Lemnos during the First Balkan War, securing the islands of the Northern Aegean Sea for Greece.
- 1916A 611 gram chondrite type meteorite strikes a house near the village of Baxter in Stone County, Missouri.
- 1944Soviet forces liberate Leningrad, effectively ending a three year Nazi siege, known as the Siege of Leningrad.
- 1958Willie O'Ree, the first African Canadian National Hockey League player, makes his NHL debut.
- 1974A Disengagement of Forces agreement is signed between the Israeli and Egyptian governments, ending conflict on the Egyptian front of the Yom Kippur War.
- 1978The roof structure of the Hartford Civic Center collapses after a significant snowfall.
- 1994The Cando event, a possible bolide impact in Cando, Spain. Witnesses claim to have seen a fireball in the sky lasting for almost one minute.
- 2009Gaza War: Hamas announces they will accept Israeli Defense Forces’s offer of a ceasefire, ending the assault.
Who were born on January 18?
- 1850Seth Low, American politician (d. 1916)
- 1856Daniel Hale Williams, African-American surgeon (d. 1931)
- 1935Albert Millaire, Quebec actor and theatre director
- 1940Pedro Rodriguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1971)
- 1941David Ruffin, American singer (The Temptations) (d. 1991)
- 1967Kim Perrot, American basketball player (d. 1999)
- 1971Seamus O'Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist
- 1980Jason Segel, American actor
- 1985Riccardo Montolivo, Italian footballer
- 1988Anastasios Kissas, Greek footballer
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