On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1909

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

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? 111 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius