On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1886

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestTy Cobb

Ty Cobb, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (AL MVP 1911; Triple Crown 1909; 12 × AL batting champion; Detroit Tigers) and manager (Detroit Tigers 1921-26), born in Narrows, Georgia (d. 1961)

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

1886 Highlights

About December 18, 1886

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius