On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1899

Historical Events

Music History

Scott Joplin granted copyright for his "Maple Leaf Rag", the most famous ragtime composition, by the US Copyright Office

Famous Birthdays

  • Ida KamiƄska, Polish stage and screen actress, director, and writer (The Shop on Main Street; Mother Courage and Her Children), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1980)
1899 Highlights

About September 18, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo