On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Vincent d'Indy's "Jour D'été à La Montagne" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician and eponym of Asperger syndrome, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • John Batterson Stetson, American hat manufacturer, dies at 75
  • Willem Doorenbos, Dutch literary and critic, dies at 85