On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1908

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)
1908 Highlights

About February 18, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius