On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Lunn, British skier (created the modern Alpine slalom race), born in Madras, India (d. 1974)
  • Duffy Lewis, American baseball player, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Roscoe Conkling, American politician (U.S. Senator from New York 1867-81), dies at 58