What Happened on January 18, 2017

Historical Events

Baseball 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 (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain 1966-78; inaugural Women's World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, dies at 77
  • Roberta Peters [Peterman], American operatic soprano (NY Metropolitan Opera, 1950-85), dies of Parkinson's disease at 86

About January 18, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad And Boujee - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • UK #1 Song: Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran