On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1818

Famous Birthdays

  • Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian physician who discovered the cause of puerperal (childbed) fever and introduced antisepsis into medical practice, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1865)
1818 Highlights

About July 1, 1818

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 203 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer