On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine C├ęsar Becquerel, French physicist who pioneered the study of electric and luminescent phenomena, dies at 89
1878 Highlights

About January 18, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn