On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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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 player and journalist, dies at 77
  • Roberta Peters, American operatic soprano (NY Met), dies at 86