On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1909

Historical Events

  • US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows President Zelaya

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer, American lyricist (Moon River, Old Black Magic), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1976)

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer

Famous Deaths

  • Renee Vivien, British-born poet, wrote in French, dies at 32
1909 Highlights

About November 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio