On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick McPartland, American jazz guitarist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • Eric Zeisl, Austrian-American composer (Requiem Ebraico), born in Vienna (d. 1959)
  • Hedley Verity, English cricket spin bowler (40 Tests, 144 wickets @ 24.37), born in Leeds, Yorkshire (d. 1943)
  • Theodor Berger, Austrian composer (Sinfonia Parabolica), born in Traismauer an der Donau, Austria (d. 1992)
1905 Highlights

About May 18, 1905

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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