On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2016

Historical Events

  • World's 62 richest people are now as wealthy as half the world's population according to a report published by Oxfam

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGlenn Frey

Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter (The Eagles), dies at 67

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • Johnny Bach, American basketball player and coach, dies at 91
  • Michel Tournier, French writer (Friday, or, The Other Island), dies at 91
2016 Highlights

About January 18, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn