On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1775

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

African-American poet Phillis Wheatley freed from slavery

Famous Deaths

  • Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (b. 1715)
1775 Highlights

About October 18, 1775

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 245 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra