On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid)

Famous Deaths

  • Johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35 of malarial fever
1862 Highlights

About December 18, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius