On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1870

Historical Events

  • 1st US National Wildlife Preserve (Lake Meritt in Oakland California)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Hoyt Losey, American composer, arranger of band and orchestral music, and advisor to Edison Phonograph Company, born in Rochester, New Jersey (d. 1931)

Famous Deaths

  • Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer, dies at 48
1870 Highlights

About March 18, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces