Today: 18th of January, 2019
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: Today's date falls on a Friday.
- Decade: 2010s.
- Week Number: We are currently in Week 03 of 2019.
- Day 18 of 2019.
- Leap Year: 2019 is NOT a leap year.
- Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
- Zodiac Element: Earth.
- Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2019 is the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
- Native American Zodiac: The 18th of January, 2019 falls under the Goose.
- Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
- American Format: 01-18-2019 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
- YMD Format: 2019-01-18. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20190118" are easier to sort.
- Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1547769600.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
- If your baby is due on the 18th of January, 2019, then the date of conception was probably around the 10th of April, 2018. (Rough Estimate).
- A baby that is conceived on the 18th of January, 2019, will be due on the 28th of October, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 18th of January:
- 18th of January, 1967: Albert DeSalvo: The man suspected of being the Boston Strangler is sentenced to life in prison.
- 18th of January, 1977: 83 people are killed when a train derails in Sydney, Australia.
- 18th of January, 1977: SFR Yugoslavia's Prime minister Dzemal Bijedic is killed in a plane crash.
- 18th of January, 1984: A coal mine explosion in Japan kills 83 people.
- 18th of January, 1990: Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession
- 18th of January, 1993: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 US states
- 18th of January, 2012: A series of protests occur against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).
- 18th of January, 2002: Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) is released in movie theaters.
- 18th of January, 2008: The movie Cloverfield (2008) is released.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of January:
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
- German: Freitag.
- French: Vendredi.
- Italian: Venerdi.
- Spanish: Viernes.
- Portuguese: Sexta-feira.
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