On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday

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