What Happened on December 18, 1878

Historical Events

  • French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanelles, 210 killed
  • John Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maguires, is executed in Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin (1878-1953)

Dictator and General Secretary of the Soviet Union (1922-53), born in Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire

Born in 1878

About December 18, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius