On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1898

Historical Events

  • 2nd Boston Marathon won by Canadian Ron McDonald in race record 2:42:00

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Leatherland, Baron Leatherland, British journalist and Labour Party politician, born in Aston, Birmingham (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Moureau, French illustrator, dies at 72
1898 Highlights

About April 18, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries