On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2017

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame adds Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez

  • NASA and NOAA announce that 2016 was the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set in 2015 which itself topped a record set in 2014

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Kellie, British session and touring rock drummer (Spooky Tooth; The Only Ones), dies at 69
  • Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket batter and captain (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain winning England team in inaugural Women's World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, dies at 77
  • Roberta Peters, American operatic soprano (NY Met), dies at 86
2017 Highlights

About January 18, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn