On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1899

Historical Events

  • Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Ormandy [JenÅ‘ Blau], Hungarian-American conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra 1936-80), born in Budapest (d. 1985)
  • Howard Thurman, African-American theologian and author (Deep River, Deep is the Hunger), born in Daytona Beach, Florida (d. 1981)
1899 Highlights

About November 18, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio