On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 2011

Historical Events

  • The last US troops withdraw from Iraq, formally ending the Iraq War

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph MacDonald, American rock percussionist and songwriter (Just the Two of Us), dies of cancer at 67

Person of interestVáclav Havel

Václav Havel, Czech politician (President of Czechoslovakia, 1990-2, Czech Republic, 1993-2003), dies at 75

Politician and Author Václav Havel
Politician and Author
Václav Havel

2011 Highlights

About December 18, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius