What Happened on May 18, 1871

Historical Events

Salt Creek Massacre

Warren Wagon Train raid: Native American Comanche and Kiowa warriors attack a corn train led by Henry Warren near Graham, Texas, killing 7 waggoners. William T. Sherman pursues and captures 3 leaders, Satanta (White Bear), Satank (Sitting Bear) and Addo-eta ( Big Tree).

Famous Birthdays

  • Franiska [Franny] zu Reventlow, German writer and feminist, born in Husum, Germany (d. 1918)
Born in 1871
1871 Highlights

About May 18, 1871

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus