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

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey (1948-2016)

American Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer-songwriter (The Eagles - "Take it Easy"; "Heartache Tonight";"Tequila Sunrise"; solo - "Smuggler's Blues"; "The Heat Is On"), and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame member, dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia at 67

  • Johnny Bach, American basketball coach (Fordham Uni, Penn State Uni; NBA C'ship 1991-93 Chicago Bulls assistant 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? 7 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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

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