What Happened on April 5, 1818

Historical Events

Battle of Maipú

Battle of Maipú: Chile's independence movement led by Bernardo O'Higgins and José de San Martín win a decisive victory over Spain, leaving 2,000 Spaniards and 1,000 Chilean patriots dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Baldwin Parsons, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Perry, New York (d. 1907)
Born in 1818
1818 Highlights

About April 5, 1818

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries