On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Perry, English tennis player and broadcaster (8-time Grand Slam singles winner), born in Stockport, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • George Meredith, English poet & writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
  • Isaac Albéniz, Spanish pianist & composer (Suite española; Tango in D), dies from nephritis at 48
1909 Highlights

About May 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus