Historical Events In January - 18
Saturday, 02 December 2023
1986 On January - 18 claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies
1987 On January - 18 11th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards - Days of Our Live wins
1988 Airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board on this day in history.
1989 On January - 18 astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC)
1989 On January - 18 candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey
1989 IBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988 on January - 18.
1989 Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations & Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on January - 18.
1989 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49
1990 On January - 18 arthur J. Goldberg, former Supreme Court justice, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, is found dead in his Washington, D.C. apartment at age 81.
1990 South Africa says its reconsidering ban on African National Congress on this day in history.
1990 Washington DC, Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting on January - 18.
1990 Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry was arrested in an FBI sting at a downtown hotel and charged with buying and smoking crack cocaine on January - 18.
1990 Melanie Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim), dies of liver cancer at 23 on this day in history.
1991 On January - 18 eastern Airlines goes out of business after 62 years
1991 On this day in history eastern Airlines stopped flying and said it would liquidate its assets. The announcement followed a two-year effort to escape bankruptcy.
1991 On this day in history iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
1991 Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 minutes on this day in history.
1991 US acknowledges CIA and US Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history hamilton Fish, congressman (NY), dies at 102
1992 On January - 18 49th Golden Globes
1992 On this day in history actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr Peter Hui
1992 Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident on January - 18.
1992 John Remme, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 on January - 18.
1993 Martin Luther King Jr holiday observed in all 50 states for first time on this day in history.
1993 Seven people were killed and nearly 70 more injured when two commuter trains collided on a bridge in Gary, Ind on this day in history.
1993 West Indies win the World Series Cup, beating Australia 2-0 on this day in history.
1993 M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1994 On January - 18 iran-Contra independent counsel Lawrence Walsh issued his final report on the scandal. He blasted former President Bush for his Christmas Eve 1992 pardons of six Iran-Contra defendants.
1994 Arthur Altman, songwriter, dies at 83 on January - 18.
1995 On January - 18 kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka vs Kerala
1995 On this day in history officials in Paris announced the discovery of a magnificent display of Paleolithic cave art in southern France.
1995 Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia on January - 18.
1995 On January - 18 adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 91