What Happened on January 18, 2018

Historical Events

  • Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira rides the largest-ever wave by a female surfer at 20.72 m (68 ft) at Praia do Norte in Nazaréin, Portugal
  • First drone rescue of swimmers by lifeguards in New South Wales, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • John Barton, British theatre director and co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, dies at 89
  • Lucas M Mangope, 1st president of Bophuthatswana (1977-94), dies at 94
2018 Highlights

About January 18, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

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