January 18, 1977 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Australia's worst rail disaster occurs in Sydney, killing 83 people
  • Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.

Deaths in History

  • Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright (Second Wind), dies at 80