What Happened on January 1, 1818

Historical Events

Frankenstein Published

Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is published anonymously by the small London publishing house of Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones

  • Official reopening of the White House

Famous Deaths

  • Fedele Fenaroli, Italian composer, dies at 87

About January 1, 1818

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn