What Happened on March 18, 1781

Historical Events

Messier 92 Rediscovered

French astronomer Charles Messier rediscovers global cluster M92

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustave Vogt, French composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1870)
Born in 1781

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, French economist and statesman (First Minister of State 1774-76), dies at 53
1781 Highlights

About March 18, 1781

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces