On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st US postage stamps in rolls issued
  • The American ambassador to Japan is given a note by the Japanese in which they agree to restrict Japanese emigration to the US; this becomes known as the 'Gentlemen's Agreement'

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Rossitto, American dwarf actor (known as "Little Moe", Carousel), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1991)