On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2017

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • 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

  • 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? 3 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn