What Happened on July 18, 1864

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • President Lincoln asks for 500,000 volunteers for military service

Famous Birthdays

  • Phillip Snowden, British politician, 1st Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, born Cowling, Yorkshire (d. 1937)
  • Ricarda Huch, German writer and historian "First Lady of German humanism", born in Braunschweig (d. 1947)