On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1909

Historical Events

Sports History

Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at 41, to Cleveland Naps

Famous Birthdays

  • Matti Jarvinen, Finland, javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Wallace Stegner, novelist/critic (Pulitzer-1971-Angle of Repose)
1909 Highlights

About February 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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