January 18, 2018
Today is 18th day of the year
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Births Today

  • 1779 - "Peter Roget, Founder of Roget's Thesaurus"
  • 1882 - "A.A Milne, English poet and humourist"
  • 1892 - "Oliver Hardy, US comedian of 'Laurel & Hardy' fame"
  • 1904 - "Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor"
  • 1913 - "Danny Kaye, American film actor"
  • 1933 - "David Bellamy, English botanist and TV celebraty"
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events today

  • 1778 - Captain Cook discovered what is now called the Hawiian Islands
  • 1871 - "Germany had its first emperor, King Wilhelm of Prussia"
  • 1911 - "A plane landed on the deck of a ship for the first time, in the USA"
  • 1936 - "Rudyard Kipling, the English author of 'Jungle Book', died"
  • 1944 - "The seige of Lenningrad, in the USSR, by the Germans ended after over two years"
  • 1967 - Jeremy Thorpe was elected leader of the Liberal Party
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