On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1851

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam-Nieuwediep telegraph connection linked

Famous Birthdays

  • James Budd, American politician, Governor of California (1895-99), born in Janesville, Wisconsin (d. 1908)
1851 Highlights

About May 18, 1851

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus