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December 18th is the 352nd day of the year (353rd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 13 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about December 18th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on December 18th
1856 J. J. Thomson (physicist)
1863 Archduke Franz Ferdinand (Austrian Duke)
1870 Saki (author, playwright)
1878 Joseph Stalin (Soviet leader)
1886 Ty Cobb (baseball player)
1913 Willy Brandt (German Chancellor 1969-1974)
1916 Betty Grable (actress)
1927 Ramsey Clark (US Attorney General 1967-1969)
1939 Michael Moorcock (author)
1943 Keith Richards (musician - The Rolling Stones)
1946 Steve Biko (anti-apartheid activist)
1946 Steven Spielberg (film director)
1954 Ray Liotta (actor)
1963 Brad Pitt (actor)
1964 Robson Green (actor, singer)
1968 Casper Van Dien (actor)
1978 Kati Holmes (actress)
1980 Christina Aguilera (singer)
1978 Katie Holmes (actress)
December 18th in History
1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan", marking the start of the Yuan dynasty in China.
1787 New Jersey is 3rd state to ratify the US Constitution.
1912 Charles Dawson announces the discovery of Piltdown Man (later discovered to be a fraud).
1958 Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, is launched.
1963 Zanzibar independent from Britain.
1996 Oakland school board passes a resolution officially declaring Ebonics a language or dialect.
2006 United Arab Emirates holds its first elections.
2010 Anti-government protests begin in Tunisia, marking the start of teh Arab Spring.
December 18th is also
Republic Day (Niger)
People born on December 18th are Sagittarius
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