On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer
  • Harvey W. Wiley, American chemist known for leadership in the passage of the landmark Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, born in Kent, Indiana (d. 1930)
1844 Highlights

About October 18, 1844

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra