Today January 18, detective hats are worn and behaviours far from “pure” are fished out, plus this dates holds a variety of interesting happenings.
1896 – 1st demonstration of an X-ray machine in US (NYC). 1896 – The x-ray machine was exhibited for the first time.
1919 – Bentley Motors Limited is founded by W. O. Bentley. Bentley Motors Limited (/ˈbɛntli/) is a British registered company that designs, develops, and manufactures Bentley luxury motorcars which are largely hand-built.
1993 – Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed in all 50 states for 1st time. This is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King’s birthday, January 15.
1996 – Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson filed for divorce from Michael Jackson.
1951 – 1st use of lie detector in Netherlands. Otherwise known as polygraphs, these instruments monitor a person’s physiological reactions. They derect whether deceptive behaviour is being displayed.
1987 – 3rd Soap Opera Digest Awards – Days of Our Lives wins
1964 – Vietnam Helecoptor Lost: It was announced in a paper dated on this day four men total were lost after a helicopter went down in Vietnam near the Mouth of the Mekong River. Two of the men missing and presumed dead were from the United States, and one was from Great Britain, and another was from Vietnam.