On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1818

Historical Events

  • Congress decides on the US flag: 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (The Headless Horseman), born in Ballyroney, County Down, Ireland (d. 1883)
1818 Highlights

About April 4, 1818

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries