On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Soyuz capsule returns to Earth 1st British International Space Station astronaut Tim Peake, Russian Yuri Malenchenko and American Timothy Kopra after 186 days

Famous Weddings

  • Daughter of the Prince Michel de Ligne, Princess Alix de Ligne of Belgium (31) weds Earl Guillaume de Dampierre (31) at St Peter's Church in Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Cox, Dutch-born Australian director (Lonely Hearts), dies at 76