On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1910

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 72nd Grand National: Bob Chadwick wins aboard 100/8 chance Jenkinstown; earliest Grand National to which there are moving images
  • Frederick Converse's opera "The Pipe of Desire" is the first American opera to be performed at the Metropolitian Opera, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Chiang Ching-huo, son of Chinese president Chiang Kai-shek/President (1978-88)