January 18, 1933 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • White Sands National Monument in New Mexico established

Birthdays in History

  • David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
  • John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ray Dolby, American sound expert and inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)

Inventor Ray Dolby
Inventor
Ray Dolby
  • Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, Russian cosmonaut