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18th of January 0350 EVENT Generallus Magnentius deposes Roman Emperor Constans and proclaims himself Emperor.
18th of January 0474 EVENT Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.
18th of January 0532 EVENT Nika riots in Constantinople fail.
18th of January 1126 EVENT Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.
18th of January 1486 EVENT King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV.
18th of January 1520 EVENT King Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunden.
18th of January 1535 EVENT Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro founded Lima, the capital of Peru.
18th of January 1562 EVENT Pope Pius IV reopens the Council of Trent for its third and final session.
18th of January 1591 EVENT King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day.
18th of January 1670 EVENT Henry Morgan captures Panama.
18th of January 1701 EVENT Frederick I becomes King of Prussia.
18th of January 1778 EVENT James Cook is the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the "Sandwich Islands".
18th of January 1788 EVENT The first elements of the First Fleet carrying 736 convicts from England to Australia arrives at Botany Bay.
18th of January 1866 EVENT Wesley College, Melbourne is established.
18th of January 1871 EVENT Wilhelm I of Germany is proclaimed the first German Emperor in the Hall of Mirrors of the Palace of Versailles ( France ) towards the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The empire is known as the Second Reich to Germans.
18th of January 1884 EVENT Dr. William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Jesus Christ Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the United Kingdom.
18th of January 1886 EVENT Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.
18th of January 1896 EVENT The X-ray machine is exhibited for the first time.
18th of January 1903 EVENT President Theodore Roosevelt sends a radio message to King Edward VII: the first transatlantic radio transmission originating in the United States.
18th of January 1911 EVENT Eugene B. Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania stationed in San Francisco harbor, the first time an aircraft landed on a ship.
18th of January 1913 EVENT 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.
18th of January 1915 EVENT Japan issues the "Twenty-One Demands" to the Republic of China in a bid to increase its power in East Asia.
18th of January 1916 EVENT A 611 gram chondrite type meteorite strikes a house near the village of Baxter in Stone County, Missouri.
18th of January 1919 EVENT World War I: The Paris Peace Conference opens in Versailles, France.
18th of January 1919 EVENT Ignacy Jan Paderewski becomes Prime Minister of the newly independent Poland.
18th of January 1919 EVENT Bentley Motors Limited is founded.
18th of January 1941 EVENT World War II: British troops launch a general counter-offensive against Italian East Africa.
18th of January 1943 EVENT Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The first uprising of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
18th of January 1944 EVENT Soviet forces liberate Leningrad, effectively ending a three year Nazi siege, known as the Siege of Leningrad.
18th of January 1944 EVENT 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.
18th of January 1945 EVENT Liberation of the Budapest ghetto by the Red Army.
18th of January 1955 EVENT Battle of Yijiangshan is fought.
18th of January 1958 EVENT Willie O'Ree, the first African Canadian National Hockey League player, makes his NHL debut.
18th of January 1960 EVENT Capital Airlines Flight 20 crashes into a farm in Charles City County, Virginia, killing all 50 aboard, the third fatal Capital Airlines crash in as many years.
18th of January 1967 EVENT Albert DeSalvo, the "Boston Strangler", is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
18th of January 1969 EVENT United Airlines Flight 266 crashes into Santa Monica Bay killing all 32 passengers and six crew members.
18th of January 1974 EVENT A Disengagement of Forces agreement is signed between the Israeli and Egyptian governments, ending conflict on the Egyptian front of the Yom Kippur War.
18th of January 1976 EVENT Lebanese Christian militias overrun Karantina, Beirut, killing at least 1,000.
18th of January 1977 EVENT Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.
18th of January 1977 EVENT Australia's worst rail disaster occurs at Granville, Sydney killing 83.
18th of January 1978 EVENT The European Court of Human Rights finds the United Kingdom government guilty of mistreating prisoners in Northern Ireland, but not guilty of torture.
18th of January 1978 EVENT The roof structure of the Hartford Civic Center collapses after a significant snowfall.
18th of January 1981 EVENT Phil Smith and Phil Mayfield parachute off a Houston skyscraper, becoming the first two people to BASE jump from objects in all four categories: buildings, antennae, spans (bridges), and earth (cliffs).
18th of January 1983 EVENT The International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals to his family.
18th of January 1990 EVENT Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
18th of January 1993 EVENT Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 states.
18th of January 1994 EVENT 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.
18th of January 1997 EVENT In north west Rwanda, Hutu militia members kill 3 Spanish aid workers, 3 soldiers and seriously wound one other.
18th of January 1997 EVENT Boerge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.
18th of January 2000 EVENT The Tagish Lake meteorite impacts the Earth.
18th of January 2002 EVENT Sierra Leone Civil War is finally declared over.
18th of January 2003 EVENT A bushfire kills 4 people and destroys more than 500 homes in Canberra, Australia.
18th of January 2005 EVENT The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet, is unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France
18th of January 2007 EVENT The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe.
18th of January 2009 EVENT Gaza War: Hamas announces they will accept Israeli Defense Forces's offer of a ceasefire, ending the assault.
18th of January 0885 BIRTHDAY Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)
18th of January 1519 BIRTHDAY Isabella Jagie??o, queen of Hungary (d. 1559)
18th of January 1543 BIRTHDAY (baptised) Alfonso Ferrabosco (I), Italian composer (d. 1588)
18th of January 1641 BIRTHDAY Francois-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois, French war minister (d. 1691)
18th of January 1659 BIRTHDAY Damaris Cudworth Masham, English philosopher (d. 1708)
18th of January 1672 BIRTHDAY Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)
18th of January 1688 BIRTHDAY Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)
18th of January 1689 BIRTHDAY Montesquieu, French satirist and philosopher (d. 1755)
18th of January 1743 BIRTHDAY Louis Claude de Saint-Martin French philosopher, known as le philosophe inconnu. (d. 1803)
18th of January 1779 BIRTHDAY Peter Mark Roget, British lexicographer (d. 1869)
18th of January 1782 BIRTHDAY Daniel Webster, American statesman (d. 1852)
18th of January 1795 BIRTHDAY Anna Pavlovna of Russia, queen of The Netherlands (d. 1865)
18th of January 1813 BIRTHDAY Joseph Glidden, American farmer who patented barbed wire (d. 1906)
18th of January 1815 BIRTHDAY Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)
18th of January 1840 BIRTHDAY Henry Austin Dobson, English poet (d. 1921)
18th of January 1841 BIRTHDAY Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (d. 1894)
18th of January 1842 BIRTHDAY Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911)
18th of January 1848 BIRTHDAY Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d. 1925)
18th of January 1849 BIRTHDAY Sir Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1920)
18th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Seth Low, American politician (d. 1916)
18th of January 1853 BIRTHDAY Marthinus Nikolaas Ras, South African Gunmaker (d. 1900)
18th of January 1854 BIRTHDAY Thomas Watson, American telephone pioneer (d. 1934)
18th of January 1856 BIRTHDAY Daniel Hale Williams, African-American surgeon (d. 1931)
18th of January 1867 BIRTHDAY Ruben Dario, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
18th of January 1877 BIRTHDAY Samuel Zemurray, U.S. businessman (d. 1961)
18th of January 1879 BIRTHDAY Henri Giraud, French general (d. 1949)
18th of January 1880 BIRTHDAY Paul Ehrenfest, Austrian physicist (d. 1933)
18th of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (d. 1975)
18th of January 1882 BIRTHDAY A. A. Milne, English author (d. 1956)
18th of January 1886 BIRTHDAY Clara Nordstrom, German writer and translator (d. 1962)
18th of January 1888 BIRTHDAY Thomas Sopwith, British aviation pioneer (d. 1989)
18th of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Oliver Hardy, American comedian and actor (d. 1957)
18th of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Paul Rostock, German surgeon (d. 1956)
18th of January 1896 BIRTHDAY C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (d. 1967)
18th of January 1901 BIRTHDAY Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (d. 1973)
18th of January 1904 BIRTHDAY Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (d. 2006)
18th of January 1904 BIRTHDAY Cary Grant, English actor (d. 1986)
18th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Joseph Bonanno, Italian-born gangster (d. 2002)
18th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born mathematician, poet, and physicist (d. 1974)
18th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1972)
18th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Kenneth E. Boulding, English economist (d. 1993)
18th of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Jose Maria Arguedas, Peruvian novelist, poet, and anthropologist (d. 1969).
18th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Danny Kaye, American actor (d. 1987)
18th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Giannis Papaioannou, Greek composer and musician (d. 1972)
18th of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Arno Schmidt, German author (d. 1979)
18th of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Vitomil Zupan, Slovenian writer (d. 1987)
18th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (d. 1984)
18th of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Wang Yung-ching, Taiwanese businessman (d. 2008)
18th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Gustave Gingras, French Canadian physician (d. 1996)
18th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
18th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Bob Bell, American clown (d. 1997)
18th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher (d. 1995)
18th of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player (d. 1990)
18th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Chun Doo-hwan, President of South Korea
18th of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Robert Anton Wilson, American author (d. 2007)
18th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Ray Dolby, American inventor (Dolby noise reduction system)
18th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY John Boorman, Irish film director
18th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Raymond Briggs, English writer and illustrator
18th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Albert Millaire, Quebec actor and theatre director
18th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister (d. 2007)
18th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Jon Stallworthy, English poet
18th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY John Hume, Northern Irish politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998
18th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Anthony Giddens, British sociologist
18th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Curt Flood, American baseball player (d. 1997)
18th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Pedro Rodriguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1971)
18th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Bobby Goldsboro, American country/pop singer
18th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
18th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY David Ruffin, American singer (The Temptations) (d. 1991)
18th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Kay Granger, American politician
18th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Paul Freeman, British actor
18th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Paul Keating, twenty-fourth Prime Minister of Australia
18th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Carl Morton, American baseball player (d. 1983)
18th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Jose Luis Perales, Spanish singer
18th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor
18th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese baseball player
18th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Takeshi Kitano, Japanese actor and director
18th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Philippe Starck, French designer
18th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Bill Keller, American newspaper editor
18th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian race car driver (d. 1982)
18th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist (d. 1982)
18th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Bob Latchford, English footballer
18th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Michael Behe, American advocate of Intelligent Design
18th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Michael Angelis, British actor
18th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer
18th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Brett Hudson, American musician
18th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Ted DiBiase, Retired Professional Wrestler
18th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Kevin Costner, American actor
18th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Fergus Martin, Irish artist
18th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Sharon Mitchell, American porn actress
18th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Peter Beardsley, English footballer
18th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Bobby Hansen, American basketball player
18th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Jeff Yagher, American actor
18th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Mark Messier, Canadian ice hockey player
18th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Alison Arngrim, American actress
18th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY David O'Connor, American equestrian rider
18th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland
18th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Maxime Bernier, French Canadian politician
18th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter
18th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Andrea Leand, American tennis player
18th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Brady Anderson, American baseball player
18th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Jane Horrocks, British actress
18th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Enrico Lo Verso, Italian actor
18th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Dave Attell, American writer and comedian
18th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Andre Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver
18th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Alexander Khalifman, Russian chess player
18th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Kim Perrot, American basketball player (d. 1999)
18th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Ivan Zamorano, Chilean footballer
18th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist
18th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Jim O'Rourke, American musician and producer (Loose Fur and Wilco)
18th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Dave Bautista, American professional wrestler
18th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Jesse L. Martin, American actor and singer
18th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY John Eder, American politician
18th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist
18th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY DJ Quik, American rapper
18th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Davis, American singer (Ko?n)
18th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian race car driver
18th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Seamus O'Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist
18th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Fabian Ribauw, Nauruan politician
18th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Josep Guardiola, Spanish footballer
18th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Mike Lieberthal, American baseball player
18th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Vinod Kambli, Indian cricket player
18th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Ben Jealous, African-American leader, president of the NAACP
18th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Crispian Mills, British musician (The Jeevas and Kula Shaker)
18th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Anthony Koutoufides, Australian rules footballer and Gladiator
18th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Princess Claire of Belgium
18th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)
18th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Devon Odessa, American actress
18th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Maulik Pancholy, American actor
18th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Michael Tunn, Australian television presenter and radio announcer
18th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Damien Leith, Irish-born Australian singer, winner of Australian Idol 2006
18th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Laurence Courtois, Belgian tennis player
18th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Subhrajit Mitra, Indian filmmaker
18th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Richard Archer, British singer (lead singer of Hard-Fi)
18th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Curtis Cregan, American actor
18th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Alina Jidkova, Russian tennis player
18th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Richard Wall, Irish actor
18th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Thor Hushovd, Norwegian cyclist
18th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Bogdan Lobont, Romanian football player
18th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Brian Falkenborg, American baseball player
18th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer, producer, actor and director
18th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Ruslan Fedotenko, Ukrainian ice hockey player
18th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player
18th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer
18th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Kenyatta Jones, American football player
18th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Robert Green, English footballer
18th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Julius Peppers, American football player
18th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Estelle Swaray, English singer
18th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Jason Segel, American actor
18th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Kang Dong-won, South Korean model and actor
18th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Olivier Rochus, Belgian tennis player
18th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Khari Stephenson, Jamaican footballer
18th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Joanna Newsom, American harpist
18th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Quinn Allman, American Guitarist, The Used
18th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Samantha Mumba, Irish singer and actress
18th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Kristy Lee Cook, American singer
18th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Makoto Hasebe, Japanese footballer
18th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Seung-Hui Cho, American spree killer (d. 2007)
18th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Ioannis Drymonakos, Greek swimmer
18th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Michael Kearney, American child prodigy
18th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Benji Schwimmer, American dancer
18th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Dale Begg-Smith, Australian freestyle skier
18th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Minissha Lamba, Indian actress and model
18th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Riccardo Montolivo, Italian footballer
18th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Grigoris Makos, Greek footballer
18th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Marya Roxx, Estonian singer
18th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Christopher Liebig, German rugby player
18th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Johan Djourou, Swiss footballer
18th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Day, American singer-songwriter
18th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Anastasios Kissas, Greek footballer
18th of January 1991 BIRTHDAY Diego Simoes, Brazilian footballer
18th of January 1993 BIRTHDAY Morgan York, American actress
18th of January 1994 BIRTHDAY Gong Min-ji, South Korean pop singer, rapper, and dancer of 2NE1
18th of January 1994 BIRTHDAY Kang Ji-young, South Korean singer
18th of January 0474 DEATH Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (Born 401)
18th of January 1213 DEATH Queen Regnant Tamar of Georgia (Born c. 1160)
18th of January 1367 DEATH King Peter I of Portugal (Born 1320)
18th of January 1425 DEATH Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (Born 1391)
18th of January 1471 DEATH Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (Born 1419)
18th of January 1586 DEATH Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (Born 1522)
18th of January 1664 DEATH Moses Amyraut, French theologian (Born 1596)
18th of January 1677 DEATH Jan van Riebeeck, Dutch merchant (Born 1619)
18th of January 1803 DEATH Ippolit Bogdanovich, Russian poet (Born 1743)
18th of January 1862 DEATH John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (Born 1790)
18th of January 1873 DEATH Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (Born 1803)
18th of January 1878 DEATH Antoine Cesar Becquerel, French physicist (Born 1788)
18th of January 1886 DEATH Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (Born 1819)
18th of January 1892 DEATH Anton Anderledy, Swiss religious figure (Born 1819)
18th of January 1896 DEATH Charles Floquet, French statesman (Born 1828)
18th of January 1923 DEATH Wallace Reid, American actor (Born 1891)
18th of January 1936 DEATH Rudyard Kipling, British writer, Nobel laureate (Born 1865)
18th of January 1940 DEATH Kazimierz Tetmajer, Polish writer (Born 1865)
18th of January 1951 DEATH Amy Carmichael, Irish missionary (Born 1867)
18th of January 1952 DEATH Curly Howard, American actor and comedian (Born 1903)
18th of January 1954 DEATH Sydney Greenstreet, English actor (Born 1879)
18th of January 1963 DEATH Hugh Gaitskell, English politician (Born 1906)
18th of January 1966 DEATH Kathleen Norris, American writer (Born 1880)
18th of January 1967 DEATH Goose Tatum, American basketball player (Born 1921)
18th of January 1969 DEATH Hans Freyer, German sociologist (Born 1887)
18th of January 1970 DEATH David O. McKay, American religious figure (Born 1873)
18th of January 1971 DEATH Virgil Finlay, American horror illustrator (Born 1914)
18th of January 1975 DEATH Gertrude Olmstead, American actress (Born 1897)
18th of January 1978 DEATH Carl Betz, American film and television actor (Born 1921)
18th of January 1978 DEATH Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher and writer (Born 1919)
18th of January 1978 DEATH Walter H. Thompson, English Scotland Yard detective (Born 1890)
18th of January 1980 DEATH Sir Cecil Beaton, English fashion designer (Born 1904)
18th of January 1984 DEATH Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (Born 1915)
18th of January 1985 DEATH Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (Born 1912)
18th of January 1989 DEATH Bruce Chatwin, English novelist (Born 1940)
18th of January 1990 DEATH Rusty Hamer, American actor (Born 1947)
18th of January 1993 DEATH Eleanor Hibbert, English writer (Born 1906)
18th of January 1995 DEATH Adolf Butenandt, German chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1903)
18th of January 1995 DEATH Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (Born 1937)
18th of January 1996 DEATH Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor and politician (Born 1923)
18th of January 1997 DEATH Paul Tsongas, American politician (Born 1941)
18th of January 2000 DEATH Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (Born 1897)
18th of January 2001 DEATH Al Waxman, Canadian actor (Born 1935)
18th of January 2003 DEATH Edward Farhat, American professional wrestler (Born 1926)
18th of January 2005 DEATH Lamont Bentley, American actor (Born 1973)
18th of January 2006 DEATH Jan Twardowski, Polish poet (Born 1915)
18th of January 2007 DEATH Brent Liles, American musician (Agent Orange/Social Distortion) (Born 1963)
18th of January 2008 DEATH Georgia Frontiere, American football team owner (Born 1927)
18th of January 2008 DEATH Frank Lewin, American composer and music theorist (Born 1925)
18th of January 2008 DEATH John Stroger, American politician (Born 1929)
18th of January 2009 DEATH Tony Hart, British artist and TV presenter (Born 1925)
18th of January 2009 DEATH Grigore Vieru, Romanian poet (Born 1935)
18th of January 2009 DEATH Bob May, American actor (Born 1939)
18th of January 2009 DEATH Nora Kovach, Hungarian-born American ballerina (Born 1931)
18th of January 2011 DEATH Sargent Shriver, American politician (Born 1915)

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