On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1858

Historical Events

  • Dutch Van der Brugghen government resigns

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRudolf Diesel

Rudolf Diesel, French-born German engineer (invented the diesel engine), born in Paris, France (disappeared 1913)

Mechanical Engineer Rudolf Diesel
Mechanical Engineer
Rudolf Diesel

1858 Highlights

About March 18, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces