On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1781

Historical Events

Scientific Discovery

Charles Messier rediscovers global cluster M92

Astronomer Charles Messier
Charles Messier

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustave Vogt, French composer, born in Strasbourg (d. 1870)

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Robert Turgot, French statesman (b. 1727)
1781 Highlights

About March 18, 1781

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces