On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1909

Historical Events

  • Einar Dessau of Denmark makes 1st ham broadcast
  • Russia and Bulgaria reach an agreement in which late 19th century Russian financial claims are cancelled to meet compensation due to Turkey from Bulgaria

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Gallo, American winemaker (d. 2007)
  • Ljubica Marić, Serbian composer (Songs Of Space), born in Kragujevac, Serbia (d. 2003)
1909 Highlights

About March 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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