On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1858

Historical Events

  • Netherlands & Japan sign trade agreement

Famous Deaths

  • William Austin Burt, American scientist, surveyor and inventor who patented America's first typographer (typewriter) and the equatorial sextant, dies at 66
1858 Highlights

About August 18, 1858

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo