On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • World War II: A counter-offensive is launched by the British against the Italians in East Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Goldsboro, Marianna Fla, singer (Honey)
  • David Ruffin, American soul musician and early lead singer for The Temptations (My Girl, Ain't Too Proud to Beg), born in Whynot, Mississippi (d. 1991)
  • Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro)