On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1812

Historical Events

Great Fire of Moscow

Great Fire of Moscow burns out after 5 days, 75% of the city destroyed and 12,000 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Herschel Vespasian Johnson, American politician (41st Governor of Georgia), born in Burke County, Georgia (d. 1880)
1812 Highlights

About September 18, 1812

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo