On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Constantin Alajalov, Armenian-American illustrator (The New Yorker; Saturday Evening Post; Dithers & Jitters), and painter, born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 1987)
  • George Kistiakowsky, Ukrainian-American chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), but later opposed nuclear weapons, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1982)
1900 Highlights

About November 18, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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