Events, January 18th

1778 – English navigator Captain James Cook discovered the Hawaiian Islands, which he called the “Sandwich Islands”.

1969 – Pete Best won his defamation suit against the Beatles. He was asking for 8 million dollars, but won considerably less. (Image: pinterest.com…Left to right, Lennon, Harrison, McCartney, Best)

1993 – The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was observed in all 50 U.S. states for the first time.

1995 – The “yahoo.com” domain was created.

1996 – Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson.

(Source: on-this-day.com)

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