On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1908

Historical Events

  • Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship

Famous Birthdays

  • Bud Collyer, American TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), born in NYC, New York
  • Nedra Volz, American actress, born in Montrose, Iowa (d. 2003)
  • Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
1908 Highlights

About June 18, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini