On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Phoebe, a moon of Saturn is discovered by William Pickering

Famous Birthdays

  • Lavrenti Beria, chief of Soviet secret police under Stalin

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails, trains), dies at 76
  • Svetolik Ranković, Serbian writer (Crushed Ideals), dies at 35