On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1849

Historical Events

  • 1st regular steamboat service to California starts (or 02/28)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Lange Kielland, Norwegian writer (Gist; Fortuna; St. Hans Fest ), and politician (mayor; governor), born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 1906)
1849 Highlights

About February 18, 1849

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius