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January 18 is a blend of celebration, awareness, and indulgence wrapped in one. It is National Winnie the Pooh Day, honoring A.A. Milne's beloved character. To encourage women to embrace their unique weights and promote a positive body image, it's Women's Healthy Weight Day. Also, it's National Gourmet Coffee Day to observe and enjoy the rich blends of gourmet coffee. And more!

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Interesting Facts of January 18th

  1. 1. The first successful landing of an aircraft on a ship took place when pilot Eugene B. Ely landed on the USS Pennsylvania in San Francisco harbor on this day in 1911.
  2. 2. The modern game of field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England in 1886 on this day.
  3. 3. On January 18, 1919, the Paris Peace Conference, which negotiated the peace treaties between the Allied powers and Germany after World War I, opened.
  4. 4. The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet, was unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France in 2005.