On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1909

Historical Events

  • Comte de Lambert of France sets airplane altitude record of 300 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy), dies at 57
1909 Highlights

About October 18, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra