On This Day — July 18


July 18th is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).

Important historical events include in 1841 – Pedro II, the last Emperor of Brazil, having reigned in minority since 1831, was acclaimed, crowned and consecrated.

Other historical incidents occurring on the day are in 1806, a gunpowder magazine explosion in Birgu, Malta, killed around 200 people.

Also, in 1969, after a party on Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts, United States Senator Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge, killing his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a former campaign worker.

Elizabeth McGovern turns… 56
Profession: Downton Abbey Actress
Awards: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination x1

Wendy Williams turns… 53

Profession: Radio Show & Talk Show Host
Awards: N/A

Vin Diesel turns… 50
Profession: Fast & Furious Actor
Awards: N/A

Kristen Bell turns… 37
Profession: Forgetting Sarah Marshall Actress
Awards: N/A

Priyanka Chopra turns… 35
Profession: Baywatch Actress + Miss World 2000
Awards: N/A

Happy Birthday to all July 18th babies from the Gossip Life!

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