On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1797

Famous Birthdays

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth [Isabella Baumfree], African-American abolitionist and feminist, born in Swartekill, New York (d. 1883) [birth date is approximate]

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder and merchant (b. 1719)
1797 Highlights

About November 18, 1797

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio