On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1757

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia

Famous Birthdays

  • Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine politician and 1st Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1833)
  • Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder, born in Ruppersthal, Austria (d. 1831)