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What Happened on August 18, 1842

Famous Deaths

  • Louis de Freycinet, French explorer and navigator (published the first map to show a full outline of the coastline of Australia in 1811), dies at 62
1842 Highlights

About August 18, 1842

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo