What Happened on May 18, 1909

Famous Birthdays

Fred PerryFred Perry (1909-1995)

English tennis player/broadcaster (8 x Grand Slam singles, 6 x Grand Slam doubles titles; Davis Cup 1933, 34, 35, 36), born in Stockport, England

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? 113 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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