What Happened on March 18, 1870

Historical Events

  • 1st US National Wildlife Preserve (Lake Meritt in Oakland California)
  • Antonio Carlos Gomes' "Il Guarany" premieres at La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy, 1st Brazilian opera successful outside Brazil

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Hoyt Losey, American composer, arranger of band and orchestral music, and advisor to Edison Phonograph Company, born in Parma, New York (d. 1931) [1]
Born in 1870

Famous Deaths

  • Joaquin Gaztambide, Spanish composer (Una vieja), dies at 48

About March 18, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces