On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1418

Historical Events

Historic Event

Competition announced to design dome of Florentine cathedral, main competitors Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi (supported by Cosimo de Medici)

1418 Highlights

About August 18, 1418

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 603 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo