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Jan 18, 2017

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The Unix Timestamp is 1484697600.

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One of the cuddliest holidays around has to be Winnie the Pooh Day, celebrated on the birthday of author A A Milne. It's one special anniversary fans just...
Lost for words? Before falling back on your standard, boring vocabulary, why not consider using taking advantage of Thesaurus Day and looking up an exciting...

History Facts:


18-01-1644 1st UFO sighting in America by perplexed Pilgrims in Boston
18-01-1778 Capt James Cook stumbles over Hawaiian Islands
18-01-1817 San Mart¡n leads a revolutionary army over Andes
18-01-1869 Elegant Calif Theatre opens in SF
18-01-1871 German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I
18-01-1911 1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)
18-01-1913 Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches South Pole
18-01-1919 Versailles Peace Conference
18-01-1949 1st US Congressional Standing Committee headed by Negro -W Dawson
18-01-1956 Tunisian Revolution Day (National Day)
18-01-1969 Soyuz 5 returns to Earth
18-01-1973 Islanders break 12 game losing streak 20 game road winless streak
18-01-1980 Barbara Britton dies
18-01-1984 80th Islander & 3rd dual hat trick (Carroll & Bossy) 9-1 win
18-01-1985 US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous agreement
18-01-1986 24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays:


18-01-1779 Peter Roget, of Thesaurus fame--invented Slide Rule and pocket chessboard
18-01-1782 Daniel Webster, early American orator & politician
18-01-1813 Joseph Farwell Glidden, invented 1st coml useable barbed wire
18-01-1849 Sir Edmund Barton, 1st prime minister of Australia (1900-03)
18-01-1854 Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell
18-01-1867 Ruben Dario, national poet of Nicaragua
18-01-1882 A.A. Milne, author of Winnie-the-Pooh
18-01-1892 Oliver Hardy, of comedy team Laurel & Hardy
18-01-1904 Cary Grant, Actor (Arsenic & Old Lace and North by Northwest)
18-01-1913 Danny Kaye, comedian and Actor and UNICEF
18-01-1922 Constance Moore, in Sioux City Iowa
18-01-1942 Muhammad Ali, (aka Cassius Clay) -- boxer

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 2017-01-18
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 18-01-2017
Federated States of Micronesia : 01-18-2017
Australia, Belize : 18-01-2017 or 01-18-2017
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 2017-01-18 or 18-01-2017
Albania : 2017-01-18 or 18/01/2017
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 18/01/2017
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 18.01.2017
Austria : 18.1.2017 or 18.1.17 or 18. January 2017 or 18. January 17
Bangladesh : 18-01-17 or 17-01-18
Belgium : 18-01-2017
Turkmenistan : 18.01.2017 or 18.01.17
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 18. 1. 2017. or 18. January 2017.
Czech Republic : 18. 1. 2017 or 18. January 2017
Cambodia : 2017-01-18 or 18-01-2017
Canada : 18-01-2017 or 2017 01 18 or 18/01/17 or Jan/18/2017 or Jan 18, 2017 or January 18, 2017 or January-18-17 or 2017-01-18 or 18 January 2017
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 2017-01-18
Denmark : 18-01-2017 or 18-01-17 or 2017-01-18 or 20170118 or 18. January 2017 or 18/1-17 or 18/1-2017
Estonia : 18.1.2017 or 18. January 2017
Finland, Serbia : 18.1.2017 or 18. January 2017
France, Ireland : 18/01/2017 or 18-01-2017
Germany : 18.01.17 or 18.1.17 or 18.01.2017 or 18.1.2017 or 2017-01-18 or 18. January 2017
Hong Kong : 18/01/17 or 18/1/17 or 18/01/2017 or 18/1/2017 or 2017/01/18
Hungary : 2017. 01. 18.
India : 18-01-2017 or 20170118 or 2017 01 18 or 2017-01-18
Iran : 2017/01/18 or 17/1/18 or 2017-01-18 or 18 January 2017
Kazakhstan : 2017.18.01 or 18.01.2017 or 18.01.17
Kenya : 17/01/18 or 18/01/2017 or 1/18/2017
Korea : 2017.01.18 or 2017/01/18
Latvia : 18.01.2017 or 2017.01.18
Luxembourg : 18/01/2017 or 18.1.2017
Maldives : th 2017f January, 2017 or 18.01.2017 or 18.01.17 or 18/01/17 or 18/01/2017 or 18-01-17 or 18-01-2017
Mongolia : 2017.01.18
Montenegro : 18.1.2017
Netherlands : 18-01-17 or 18-01-2017 or 18 January 17 or 18 January 2017
Nigeria : 18/01/17
Norway : 18.01.2017 or 180117 or 2017-01-18 or 18/1-17
Pakistan, Spain : 18/01/17 or 18/01/2017
Philippines : January 18, 2017 or 18-01-2017
Portugal : 18/01/2017 or 18-01-2017 or 2017-01-18
Poland : 18.01.2017
Romania : 18.01.2017 or 18-Jan-2017
Russia : 18.01.2017 or 18.01.17
Saudi Arabia : 18/01/2017 or 01/18/2017
Slovakia : 18. 01. 2017
Slovenia : 2017.01.18 or 18.1.2017 or 18. January 2017
South Africa : 2017-01-18 or 18/1/17
Sweden : 2017-01-18 or 18/1 2017 or 18/1 -17 or 18.01.2017
Ukraine : 18.01.17 or 18.01.2017 or 18/01/2017
United States of America : 01/18/17 or 01/18/2017 or 18 January 2017 or 18 Jan 2017 or 2017-01-18
Uzbekistan : 18.01.2017 or 18/01 2017

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