On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2003

Historical Events

  • A bushfire kills 4 people and destroys more than 500 homes in Canberra, Australia.

Famous Deaths

  • Edward "The Sheik" Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • Gavin Lyall, British author (Conduct of Major Maxim, The Secret Servant), dies of cancer at 70
2003 Highlights

About January 18, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn