On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


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Ian McKellen is awarded an honorary degree by Cambridge University, becoming a Doctor of Letters

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King Juan Carlos I of Spain abdicates the Spanish throne to make way for his son Felipe VI

King of Spain Juan Carlos I
King of Spain
Juan Carlos I
King of Spain Felipe VI
King of Spain
Felipe VI

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Mann, American music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer), dies at 85
  • Michael Frederick, Barbadian cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30), dies at 87