On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Robert Wilson, American composer, born in Salina, Kansas (d. 1968)
  • Henri Sauguet [Poupard], French organist and composer (Symphonie Expiatoire; La Chotta), born in Bordeaux (d. 1989)
  • Vincent du Vigneaud, American biochemist (1955 Nobel Prize for Chemisty for work on cyclic peptide oxytocin), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
1901 Highlights

About May 18, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus