What Happened on January 18, 1854

Historical Events

  • Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas A. Watson, American inventor, assistant to Alexander Graham Bell in inventing the telephone, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1934)
Born in 1854

Famous Deaths

  • Judah Touro, American philanthropist (Mount Sinai Hospital in NY), dies at 78
1854 Highlights

About January 18, 1854

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn