On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1818

Famous Birthdays

  • James Anthony Froude, English historian and novelist (The Nemesis of Faith), born in Dartington Rectory, Devon (d. 1894)
  • John Gill Shorter, American politician (17th Governor of Alabama), born in Monticello, Georgia (d. 1872)
1818 Highlights

About April 23, 1818

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 203 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus