On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Perry, English tennis player/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 and composer (Suite española, Tango in D), dies from nephritis at 48