On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1811

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

British East India Company force led by Baron Minto conquers Java, part of the Dutch East Indies, Stamford Raffles appointed lieutenant governor

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles
British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Stamford Raffles

1811 Highlights

About September 18, 1811

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo