On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1900

Historical Events

  • Ajax soccer club forms in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (33 Eredivisie titles, 18 KNVB Cups, 4 Champions League); named after legendary Greek hero
  • Japan uses its influence over Korea to deny Russia's efforts to obtain a naval station at Korean Port of Masampo, the lead up to the Russo-Japanese war

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Só), dies at 32
1900 Highlights

About March 18, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces