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Today is January 18th, 2017 and is a Wednesday.

On this day in....

2007: The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people and Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe.

2005: The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet, is unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France

2002: Sierra Leone Civil War is declared over.

2000: The Tagish Lake meteorite impacts the Earth.

1997: Børge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.