On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French modernist painting "Nude Descending a Staircase" by Marcel Duchamp causes an uproar when shown in New York

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • President Francisco Madero of Mexico is overthrown

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader

Famous Deaths

  • George Washington Custis Lee, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 80