Famous Veterans Birthdays – January 18th

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Famous Veterans Birthdays – January 18th

January 17 - January 18

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An event every year that begins at 11:00 pm on day 17 of January, repeating indefinitely

Brithday CakeFamous Veterans Celebrating Birthdays Today (January 18th):

Famous Veterans Born January 18, 1922:

Bob Bell – Actor: Bozo The Clown – (Marine Corps medical discharge, then Navy) – Died: December 8, 1997

Famous Veterans born today include: #BozotheClown actor #BobBell! Bell was certainly no clown in real life! After high school Bell enlisted first in the #UnitedStates #MarineCorps and later the U.S.Navy during #WorldWarII, though he did not see any combat action due to the loss of vision in his right eye. Bell was able to pass the induction examination for the Marines by memorizing eye charts. He had a medical discharge from the Marines less than a year after joining in 1941. Bell then went to the Navy where he served in the Pacific Theater until 1946. See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com