On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1848

Historical Events

  • Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • William Leidesdorff, Mixed-race early Californian businessman, dies at 37
1848 Highlights

About May 18, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus