Thursday July 18, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 18: Day of the Week

July 18, 2024 is the 200th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

July 18 Historical Event(s)

390 BCE
Roman-Gaulish Wars: Battle of the Allia – a Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome.
1290
King Edward I of England issues the Edict of Expulsion, banishing all Jews (numbering about 16,000) from England; this was Tisha B'Av on the Hebrew calendar, a day that commemorates many Jewish calamities.
1656
Polish-Lithuanian forces clash with Sweden and its Brandenburg allies in the start of what is to be known as The Battle of Warsaw which ends in a decisive Swedish victory.
1862
First ascent of Dent Blanche, one of the highest summits in the Alps.
1969
After a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Ted Kennedy from Massachusetts drives an Oldsmobile off a bridge and his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, dies.
1982
268 campesinos (“peasants” or “country people”) are slain in the Plan de Sánchez massacre in Ríos Montt’s Guatemala.
1984
McDonald’s massacre in San Ysidro, California: in a fast-food restaurant, James Oliver Huberty opens fire, killing 21 people and injuring 19 others before being shot dead by police.
1986
A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station’s helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.
1995
On the Caribbean island of Montserrat, the Soufriere Hills volcano erupts. Over the course of several years, it devastates the island, destroying the capital and forcing most of the population to flee.
1996
Storms provoke severe flooding on the Saguenay River, beginning one of Quebec’s costliest natural disasters ever.

Who were born on July 18?

1659
Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (d. 1743)
1906
Clifford Odets, American writer (d. 1963)
1912
Max Rousié, French rugby footballer (d. 1950)
1916
Johnny Hopp, baseball player (d. 2003)
1939
Jerry Moore, American football coach
1966
Lori Alan, American actress
1975
Daron Malakian, American guitarist (System of a Down, Scars on Broadway)
1979
Deion Branch, American football player
1979
Jermaine Paul, American musician
1988
César Villaluz, Mexican footballer

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