On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Baltimore Ravens, 23-14
  • NFC Championship, University of Phoenix Stadium: Arizona Cardinals beat Philadelphia Eagles, 32-25

Famous Deaths

  • Bob May, American actor (b. 1939)
  • Grigore Vieru, Romanian poet (b. 1935)
  • Kathleen Byron, British actress (Abdication, Profile, Saving Private Ryan), dies of breast cancer at 88
  • Tony Hart, English artist and television presenter (Take Hart, Hartbeat), dies at 83