On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1860

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln for president

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1860 Highlights

About May 18, 1860

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus