On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1818

Historical Events

  • 1st known Christmas carol ("Silent Night, Holy Night" - "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht) sung (Austria)
  • Handel's Messiah, premieres in the US in Boston, performed by The Handel & Haydn Society
1818 Highlights

About December 25, 1818

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn