On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • American flag raised in Puerto Rico

Famous Birthdays

  • Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Raymond Glenn, American actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 1974)