On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1905

Historical Events

  • Electric tramline opens in Rotterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Agnes De Mille, American dancer and choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, American comedian and actor (The Jack Benny Program), born in Oakland, California (d. 1977)

Person of interestGreta Garbo

Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1990)

Actress Greta Garbo
Actress
Greta Garbo

Famous Deaths

  • George MacDonald, Scottish poet and sci-fi author (Princess & Curdie), dies at 80
1905 Highlights

About September 18, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo