On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1847

Historical Events

First Photo of Lightning?

American photographer Thomas Martin Easterly takes the earliest known photograph of lightning using the daguerreotype process in St. Louis, Missouri [1]

1847 Highlights

About June 18, 1847

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 175 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini