On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1858

Historical Events

  • Regular mail to Pacific coast begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Nesbit, British children books author (The Story of the Treasure Seekers, Five Children and It), born in London, England (d. 1924)
1858 Highlights

About August 15, 1858

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo