On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles H. Gabriel, American Gospel composer, born in Wilton, Iowa (d. 1932)
  • Jan Karol Gall, Polish conductor an composer of mostly vocal pieces (Mizerna, cicha), born in Warsaw (d. 1912)
1856 Highlights

About August 18, 1856

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo