On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist
  • Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer

Famous Deaths

  • John Heathcoat, English inventor of lace-making machinery, dies at 77
1861 Highlights

About January 18, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn