On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday

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