On August 18, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The Gregorian calendar’s 230th day is August 18. On this day in history, a French astronomer discovered helium, Australia and New Zealand withdrew their soldiers from the Vietnam War, and Hurricane Alicia made landfall in Texas.
The 18th of August falls under the sign of Leo. Patrick Swayze, Robert Redford, and Andy Samberg all have famous birthdays. The 18th of August is also National Fajita Day.