On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1878

Historical Events

  • Anti-socialist laws are ratified in Germany
  • Edison makes electricity available for household use

Famous Birthdays

  • James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)
1878 Highlights

About October 18, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra