On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Activist Carrie Chapman Catt addresses Congress, seeking equal voting rights for women. The 19th amendment was finally ratified in 1920.
Barry Manilow scores his first No. 1 pop hit with "Mandy."
Michael J. Fox says he will leave his hit sitcom Spin Cityafter filming its 100th episode to raise awareness about Parkinson's disease.
Born on This Day
Born: January 18, 1904
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Occupation: Film Actor
1969 | 44 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1882 | 74 years old
Born: January 18, 1955
Age: 58 years old
Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Director
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Dancer, Singer, Philanthropist, Television Personality / 1913 - 1987
Actor and comedian Danny Kaye was enormously popular across stage, radio, TV and movie venues for his singing, dancing, impersonations and improvisations.
1913 | 74 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1980 | 33 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor
Died on This Day
Died: January 18, 1936
Age: 70 years old
Place: Middlesex Hospital, London , England
Photographer, Writer / 1904 - 1980
Sir Cecil Beaton was an English fashion photographer who is also known for his work as a diarist, interior designer, and Oscar-winning stage and costume designer.
1980 | 76 years old
Activist, Legal Professional, Military Leader, Diplomat / 1915 - 2011
Sargent Shriver was a political administrator and diplomat perhaps best known for designing the U.S. Peace Corps, which was established in 1961. Shriver served as first director of the organization from its inception until 1966.
2011 | 95 years old
Activist, Legal Professional, ...
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profile name: Carrie Chapman Catt profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist
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profile name: Barry Manilow profile occupation: Songwriter
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profile name: Michael Jackson profile occupation: Dancer
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profile name: Michael J. Fox profile occupation: Film Actor
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profile name: Cristóbal Balenciaga profile occupation: Fashion Designer
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