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  1. On 18 January 1901 Marconi sent the first transatlantic radio message originating in the US and it was a greeting from President Theodore Roosevelt to King Edward VII of Great Britain.

  2. Pregnancy lasts 7 to 8 weeks and ends with 1 to 6 babies (cubs). Most babies are born between January and March. Cubs spend first 8 weeks of their life inside a sett. Young badgers reach sexual maturity at the age of 12 to 18 months.

  3. The first airplane to ever land on a ship occurred on January 18, 1911. Eugene Ely landed on the USS Pennsylvania in San Francisco Bay.

  4. On January 18, 1823, Buckland discovered a skeleton in Paviland Cave.

  5. Willie O'Ree became the first black hockey player in the NHL on January 18, 1958

  6. In a January 1996 murder case, the defendant counsel for Brian Bassett, 16, and Nicholaus McDonald, 18, claimed that the pair listened to the Silverchair song 'Israel's Son', from Frogstomp, which contributed to the murder of Bassett's parents and a younger brother.

  7. Today marks the 60th anniversary of the integration of the NHL -- on January 18, 1958, playing for the Boston Bruins against the Montreal Canadiens, Willie O'Ree became the first black player in the league

  8. The grandsons of president John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) are still alive.

  9. On January 18, 1778, the English explorer Captain James Cook becomes the first European to discover the Hawaiian Islands when he sails past the island of Oahu, naming them the 'Sandwich Islands' after the First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Sandwich.

  10. In Barrow, a town in Alaska, the sun sets on November 18 and rises on January 23.

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On January 31, 1862, Alvan Graham Clark while testing a new 18½ inch refracting telescope, he made the first observation of Sirius B. The first known white dwarf star.

About Vincent Lamouris 18 years old that left his native Ghent, Belgium without warning on January 25, 2002. police discovered he'd erased his computer hard drive, secretly obtained a passport and flown to New York City, New York. he has been missing since

On January 8, 2018 it was 1-8-18 which also adds up to 18.

Steve Kerr, coach of the Golden State Warriors, father was assassinated on January 18, 1984 by the predecessor to Lebanese Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, while serving as president of the American University of Beirut.

Malcolm H. Kerr the father of basketball coach Steve Kerr, was murdered by the Islamic Jihad (later, elements of Islamic Jihad formed Hezbollah), on January 18, 1984, while he was serving as president of the American University of Beirut. He was shot twice in the back of his head

The Viacom V of Doom logo was reused in a widescreen version for episode of WWE Monday Night Raw, episodes of WWE Smackdown X, episodes of WWE Smackdown, episodes of WWE Superstars, and WWE NXT episodes from January 18, 2010, February 23, 2010 until December 24, 2012.

18 year old Charles Starkweather with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Fugate killed 11 people between December 1957 and January 1958

Sir Edmund Barton, GCMG, KC (18 January 1849 – 7 January 1920) was an Australian politician and judge who served as the first Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1901 to 1903. He resigned to become a founding member of the High Court of Australia, where he served until his death