What Happened on January 18, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm off the coast of Devon, England.

Famous Deaths

  • Brent Liles, American musician (Agent Orange/Social Distortion) (b. 1963)