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It happened on a… January 18

2019

First drone rescue of swimmers by lifeguards in New South Wales, Australia.

2017

Baseball Hall of Fame adds Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez.

2005

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest commercial jet, is unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France

1980

Pink Floyd’s album “The Wall” hits #1

1974

“$6 Million Man” starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV.

1919

Bentley Motors Limited is founded by Walter Owen Bentley in London, England

1911

For the first time an aircraft landed on a ship. Pilot Eugene B. Ely flew onto the deck of the USS Pennsylvania in San Francisco harbor.

1886

Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.

1793

French King Louis XVI sentenced to death by the National Convention during the French Revolution.

1778

English navigator Captain James Cook discovered the Hawaiian Islands, which he called the “Sandwich Islands.”

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