On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1861

Historical Events

  • The first provisional meeting of the Confederate Congress is held in Richmond, Virginia

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Dix [Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer], American journalist and columnist, born in Woodstock, Tennessee (d. 1951)
1861 Highlights

About November 18, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio