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Tuesday January 18, 2022

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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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

January 2022
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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.

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January 18 Historical Event(s)

  • 1913
    A 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.
  • 1941
    World War II: British troops launch a general counter-offensive against Italian East Africa.
  • 1955
    Battle of Yijiangshan is fought.
  • 1967
    Albert DeSalvo, the “Boston Strangler”, is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • 1969
    United Airlines Flight 266 crashes into Santa Monica Bay killing all 32 passengers and six crew members.
  • 1976
    Lebanese Christian militias overrun Karantina, Beirut, killing at least 1,000.
  • 1993
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 states.
  • 1994
    The Cando event, a possible bolide impact in Cando, Spain. Witnesses claim to have seen a fireball in the sky lasting for almost one minute.
  • 2002
    Sierra Leone Civil War is finally declared over.
  • 2003
    A bushfire kills 4 people and destroys more than 500 homes in Canberra, Australia.

Who were born on January 18?

  • 1840
    Henry Austin Dobson, English poet (d. 1921)
  • 1880
    Paul Ehrenfest, Austrian physicist (d. 1933)
  • 1904
    Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (d. 2006)
  • 1925
    Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher (d. 1995)
  • 1941
    Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • 1956
    Sharon Mitchell, American porn actress
  • 1962
    David O'Connor, American equestrian rider
  • 1969
    Jesse L. Martin, American actor and singer
  • 1979
    Ruslan Fedotenko, Ukrainian ice hockey player
  • 1987
    Christopher Liebig, German rugby player

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