On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1908

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Victor Ambartsumian, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50), born in Tiflis, Russian Empire (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Dickey Pearce, American baseball shortstop (pioneer shortstop position; introduced bunt) and manager (NY Mutuals, St. Louis Brown Stockings), dies at 72
1908 Highlights

About September 18, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo