On This Day: October 18th
This is 291st day of the year and 74 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—9 Heshvan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 10th day of the 9th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Martina Navratilovatennis player
George C. Scottactor
Lee Harvey Oswaldpresumed assassin
Jean-Claude Van Dammeactor
Pierre Elliott Trudeauformer Prime Minister
Edward Winslowfounders of Plymouth Colony
Lotte Lenyasinger and actress
Wynton Marsalistrumpeter, bandleader, and composer
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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.