On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1912

Historical Events

Sports History

Black boxer Jack Johnson arrested for violating the Mann Act for "transporting women across state lines for immoral purposes" due to his relationship with white woman Lucille Cameron, allegedly a prostitute. Later convicted by an all-white jury and sentenced to a year in prison.

  • The First Balkan War breaks out, with Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece opposed to Turkey

1912 Highlights

About October 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra