Holidays & Days of Note for August 18, 2013
* National Science Day (Thailand)
* International Bad Poetry Day
* International Lighthouse Day.
* Long Tan Day, also called Vietnam Veterans’ Day (Australia)
And on this date in 1587 Virginia Dare became the first child of English parents to be born in America. She later becomes the first such child to go missing creating the first American mystery as she and the rest of them disappear.
As for Bad Poetry Day, perhaps the links will help: