On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Capital Airlines Flight 20 crashes in Virginia, killing all 50 people on-board
  • US & Japan sign joint defense treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Rylance [David Mark Rylance Waters], English actor (Bridge of Spies) & theatre director, born in Ashford, Kent