What Happened on February 18, 1909

Historical Events

Baseball Trade

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Matti J√§rvinen, Finnish javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1932), born in Tampere, Finland (d. 1985)
  • Wallace Stegner, American novelist and critic (Pulitzer-1972 for Angle of Repose), born in Lake Mills, Iowa (d. 1992)
Born in 1909
1909 Highlights

About February 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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