Wednesday, January 18, 2012
JAN 18th TODAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 18
I stand here today as hopeful as ever that the United States of America will endure, that it will prevail, that the dream of our founders will live on in our time.
- Barack Obama, 2009
Jan 18 Birthdays
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
Jan 18 In History
Pink Floyd's "The Wall" hits #1
Plans are revealed for the World Trade Center in New York City.
WWII: Soviet Union announces they broke German siege of Leningrad
The first landing of an aircraft on a ship
Henry Morgan captures Panama.
This Day in Business
Walter Owen Bentley launches Bentley Motors Limited - the business would later be purchased by Rolls-Royce.
This Day in Entertainment
Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from Michael Jackson.
This Day in Geography
Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador, founds Lima Peru.
This Day in Sports
The Steelers beat the Cowboys in Super Bowl X thanks to a memorable catch by Lynn Swann.
Revolution Day (Tunisia) - Marked the beginning of the Tunisia people and French authorities in 1952.
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