What Happened on January 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWF champ
  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Coleman, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (San Diego Chargers)
  • Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author and journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
  • Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • Greg Engel, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jonathan Davis, American singer (KoЯn)
  • Pep Guardiola, Spanish soccer midfielder/manager (Spain 47 caps, manager Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City), born in Santpedor, Spain
  • Seamus O'Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Calvert, actress (Fires of Faith), dies of stroke at 80