What Happened on August 18, 1909

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President William Howard Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.

Famous Birthdays

  • Miliza Korjus, Polish actress (Great Waltz), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1980)
1909 Highlights

About August 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo