On This Day: December 18th
This is 352nd day of the year and 13 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—10 Tevet 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 12th day of the 11th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Keith Richardsmusician, songwriter
Ossie Davisactor, director, screenwriter
Arantxa Sanchez Vicariotennis player
Fletcher Hendersonjazz composer and pianist
Ty Cobbbaseball player
Willy Brandtpolitical leader
Edwin Armstrongengineer and radio inventor
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.air force general
Ramsey Clarkattorney general
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.