On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: 4-time US Amateur champion Jerome Travers captures his only Open title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Tom McNamara

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
  • Red Adair, oilman (fought oil fires in Kuwait)
  • Victor Legley, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho