On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The Tagish Lake meteorite impacts the Earth.

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Drake [Dean], American actress (Mad Love, The Invisible Ray), dies from natural causes at 87
  • Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), dies at 98
  • Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (b. 1897)