On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1892

Historical Events

  • First human test of a vaccine against cholera; Ukrainian bacteriologist Waldemar Huffkine risks his life by testing it on himself

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Cook, British founder and CEO of Thomas Cook & Son travel agency (Cook Travel Bureau), dies at 83
1892 Highlights

About July 18, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer