On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Sewall's Point Virginia - 1st Federal offense against the South
  • Friedrich Hebbel's "Kriemhildes Rache" premieres in Weimar
1861 Highlights

About May 18, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus