January 18, 1892
Oliver Hardy is born.An American comic actor mostly known as one half of Laurel and Hardy, the double act of the silent films, lasted from 1927 to 1955.
January 18, 1896
The first X-ray machine is exhibited.
January 18, 1936
Rudyard Kipling dies. Kipling was an English poet and novelist born in Bombay, India.His most known works include The Jungle Book, Kim and many other children’s stories.H e has the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.
January 18, 1973
Pink Floyd record their master piece Dark Side of the Moon.
January 18, 1994
The Cando Event.Witnesses in Spain claim to have seen a fireball in the sky that lasted for almost one minute.