On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1865

Famous Birthdays

  • Arie de Jong, Dutch linguist (d. 1957)
  • Logan Pearsall Smith, American essayist and critic (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHenry John Temple

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, British Prime Minister (1855-58 and 1859-65), dies of fever at 80

British Prime Minister Henry John Temple
British Prime Minister
Henry John Temple

1865 Highlights

About October 18, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra