On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2016

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
  • Peter Feuchtwanger, German piano teacher, musicologist, and composer (Studies in Eastern Idiom; Introduction and Ragas for 8 Violas and cello), dies at 85
2016 Highlights

About June 18, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini