August 18-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

August 18 2023 is Friday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 18

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

national day on august 18
national day on 18th august
  • 230th day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
  • National Couple’s Day
  • National Fajita Day
  • National Ice Cream Pie Day
  • National Mail Order Catalog Day
  • Men’s Grooming Day
  • Never Give Up Day
  • Serendipity Day

Past events and historical events on August 18

  • 2005-Indonesia suffers a Massive Power Outage and the Java-Bali outage affected about 100 million people.
  • 1958-Lolita is First Published in the US which was the highly controversial novel written by Russian-American novelist Vladimir Nabakov.
  • 1956-Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil was born in Mumbai. He scored 1588 runs in 29 Test matches.
  • 1951-Indian Institute of Technology IIT) was established in Kharagpur, West Bengal.
  • 1920-The State of Tennessee Passes the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution which provided the necessary majority to ratify the amendment, which extended universal suffrage to women.
  • 1900-Indian politician Vijayalakshmi Pandit, sister of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was born.
  • 1877-One of the two natural satellites of Mars Martian Moon Phobos is Discovered by American astronomer Asaph Hall. Hall also discovered Deimos.
  • 1868-During the total solar eclipse in Guntur, India, astronomer Pierre Zainsen discovered helium by analyzing the sun’s ocrromosphor.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 18

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 18th August– Henry G. Sanders, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Martin Mull, Denis Leary, Madeleine Stowe, Ardeshir Tarapore, Felipe Calderon, Mishal Raheja, Craig Bierko, Everlast, Preeti Jhangiani, Masta Killa, Edward Norton, Sandeep Patil
, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Gulzar aka Sampooran Singh Kalra, Sangeeta Ghosh
  • 1983-Cameron White-Australian cricketer
  • 1966– Indian Vankadarath Saritha- Driver- India
  • 1962-Felipe Calderon-56th President of Mexico
  • 1956- Indian -Sandeep Patil- Cricketer- India
  • 1946- Indian -Aruna Irani- Actress- India
  • 1933-Roman Polanski-French/Polish director, writer, actor, producer
  • 1923 Indian -A. B. Tarapore- Soldier- India
  • 1910-Herman Berlinski-Polish/American composer
  • 1900- Indian -Vijay Lakshmi Pandit- Politician- India
  • 1750-Antonio Salieri-Italian composer
  • 1700- Indian -Baji Rao I- Emperor- India
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 18th August 2023?
  • 18th August is Friday
  • 230th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 18?
  • On August 18, people from all over the world will come together to celebrate Never Give Up Day, which is held every year to encourage people to keep going even when things get tough.
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