On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1788

Historical Events

  • First elements of the First Fleet carrying 736 convicts from England to Australia arrives at Botany Bay to set up a penal colony
1788 Highlights

About January 18, 1788

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn