On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1901

Historical Events

  • H Cecil Booth patented a dust removing suction cleaner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill makes his maiden speech in the British House of Commons.

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Reginald Sheffield, British actor (Suspicion, Of Human Bondage, Second Chance), born in London, England (d. 1957)
1901 Highlights

About February 18, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius