On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2021

Historical Events

  • Brazil begins vaccinations for COVID-19 with the world's second-highest death toll at 209,000

Famous Deaths

  • Don Sutton, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1972, 73, 75, 77; MLB ERA leader 1980; LA Dodgers), dies from cancer at 75 [1]
  • James Frederick "Jimmie" Rodgers, American pop singer and guitarist ("Honey Comb" ; “Oh-Oh, I’m Falling In Love Again”), dies of kidney disease at 87 [1]
  • Josep Mestres-Quadreny, Spanish composer, dies at 91
  • Perry Botkin Jr, American arranger, composer ("Nadia's Theme"), and producer (Incredible Bongo Band), dies at 87
2021 Highlights

About January 18, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

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

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