On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1901

Historical Events

  • The USA and Great Britain sign the Second Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, or Interoceanic Ship Canal Treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Wood, American golfer (US Masters, US Open 1941), born in Lake Placid, New York (d. 1968)

Person of interestGeorge Gallup

George Gallup, American survey sampling pioneer and inventor of the Gallup poll, born in Jefferson, Iowa (d. 1984)

Inventor of the Gallup Poll George Gallup
Inventor of the Gallup Poll
George Gallup

1901 Highlights

About November 18, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio