January 18, 1933 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • White Sands National Monument in New Mexico established

Birthdays in History

  • David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
  • John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)

Inventor Ray Dolby
Inventor
Ray Dolby
  • Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, cosmonaut