On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1885

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Mark Twain publishes the "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in the US

Author Mark Twain
Mark Twain

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte Sainton-Dolby, English contralto and composer, dies at 61
1885 Highlights

About February 18, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius