June 18th observes International Panic Day and Splurge Day.
We are now on day 169 out of 365, and have 196 days left of the year.
Today in history was a day of memorable speeches, natural disasters, and wars. If this day is important to you, you’ll love to learn what’s happened on June 18 throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 2005, David Tennant was seen for the first time on Doctor Who? This was the Doctor’s tenth incarnation.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 18th in history!
What Events Happened On June 18 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On June 18
Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on this day throughout history.
“Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.”
– John Steinbeck
“Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.”
– Paul Thomas Mann
Famous People Born On June 18
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Jack Barakat? See what other famous people were born on this day.
1976 Blake Shelton
- 46 years old
1942 Paul McCartney
- 80 years old
- Born In:
- England, UK
1986 Richard Madden
- 36 years old
- Born In:
- Scotland, UK
1988 Jack Barakat
- 34 years old
- Born In:
Special Holidays On June 18
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
International Panic Day
Life is full of stress, and many of us suffer from our mental health. Today is known as International Panic Day, and it’s a day to bring awareness to the mental struggles even the calmest of us face. Take part today by taking time out to unwind or seeking help.
National Splurge Day
What’s the point of making money and saving it if you’re not going to treat yourself once in a while? Splurge day is the perfect opportunity to buy that new gadget you’ve wanted, get your nails done, or splash out on something completely unnecessary!
June 18 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
For those of you who were born on June 18th, your zodiac sign is Gemini.
Life with a Gemini is rarely dull. Geminis get bored easily, and they don’t like it, so they’ll go out of their way to cure this boredom and find some new and interesting ideas to explore.
People born during June have the Alexandrite birthstone. In 1830, alexandrite was seen as a magical gem by the miners who discovered it due to its changing colors. A miner was collecting gems and was surprised when the green gemstone turned a vibrant shade of red when viewing them by the campfire at night.
If you were lucky enough to be born on June 18, you were likely conceived around September 25, the year before.