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What Happened on February 18, 1856

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The American Party (Know-Nothings) convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to nominate its first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore.

13th US President Millard Fillmore
13th US President
Millard Fillmore

1856 Highlights

About February 18, 1856

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 165 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius