December 18th, 1642
Abel Tasman is the first European to land in New Zealand.
December 18th, 1901
Errikos Dunant the founder of Red Cross is the first to receive the Nobel Prize.
December 18th, 1911
Jules Dassin is born. An American film director who was a subject of the Hollywood black list at the McCarthy era.
December 18th, 1943
Keith Richards is born. The great English musician and guitarist of The Rolling Stones.
December 18th, 1963
Brat Pitt is born. The famous American actor who has received two Academy award nominations and four Golden Globe award nominations, winning one.