|Centuries:||18th century - 19th century - 20th century|
|Decades:|| 1780s 1790s 1800s - 1810s - 1820s 1830s 1840s
|Years:||1815 1816 1817 - 1818 - 1819 1820 1821|
|1818 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology - Architecture -|
|Art - Literature (Poetry) - Music - Science|
|Sports - Rail Transport|
|Countries: Australia - Canada - France - Germany - Ireland - Mexico - New Zealand - Norway - South Africa - UK - USA|
|Leaders: State leaders - Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments - Disestablishments|
| Births - Marriages - Deaths
Year 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1818Edit
January - MarchEdit
- January 1 - - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is published.
- January 3 21:52 UTC - Venus occulted Jupiter. It was the last occultation of a planet by another planet before November 22nd, 2065. Unfortunately no observation reports from this event visible in the Pacific area are known.
- February 12 - Chile proclaims its independence from Spain.
- March 22 - Easter Sunday in Western Christianity falls on its earliest possible date in this year. Easter in Western Christianity will not occur on this date again until 2285.
April - JuneEdit
- April 4 - The U.S. Congress adopts the flag of the United States as having 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (20 stars) with additional stars to be added whenever a new state is added to the Union.
- April 7 - Brooks Brothers, the oldest men's clothier in the United States, opens its first store on the Northeast corner of Catherine and Cherry Streets in New York City, where the South Street Seaport now stands.
- May 11 - Charles XIV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
July - SeptemberEdit
- September 7 - Carl III of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway, in Trondheim.
- September 23 - Formal installation of border markers for the European territory of Moresnet.
October - DecemberEdit
- October 20 - A convention between the U.S. and the United Kingdom establishes the northern boundary as the forty-ninth parallel from the Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains, also creating the Northwest Angle.
- November 11 - Anglo-Chinese College founded by Robert Morrison in Malacca.
- December 3 - Illinois is admitted as the 21st U.S. state.
- December 15 - Irwin County is created.
- December 24 - "Silent Night" composed by Franz Xaver Gruber and Josef Mohr.
- December 25 - The first performance of "Silent Night" (Church of St. Nikolaus in Oberndorf, Austria).
- Lord Hastings, governor-general of India, gives approval to Sir Stamford Raffles to establish trading station at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula (modern-day Singapore).
- Hare School was established.
- Andrew Jackson invades Florida.
- Third Anglo-Maratha War ends, resulting in the breakup of the Maratha Empire and the loss of Maratha independence to the British.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1818 |
|Ab urbe condita||2571|
|Armenian calendar|| 1267 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-26 – -25|
|Coptic calendar||1534 – 1535|
|Ethiopian calendar||1810 – 1811|
|Hebrew calendar||5578 – 5579|
|- Vikram Samvat||1873 – 1874|
|- Shaka Samvat||1740 – 1741|
|- Kali Yuga||4919 – 4920|
|Iranian calendar||1196 – 1197|
|Islamic calendar||1233 – 1234|
|Japanese calendar|| Bunka
— changed to —Bunsei 1
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2478|
|Thai solar calendar||2361|
January - JuneEdit
- January 30 - Artúr Görgey, Hungarian military general and politician (d. 1916)
- February 14 - Frederick Douglass, American abolitionist author and statesman (d. 1895)
- March 22 - John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (d. 1846)
- April 8 - King Christian IX of Denmark (d. 1906)
- April 17 - Emperor Alexander II of Russia (d. 1881)
- May 5 - Karl Marx, German political philosopher (d. 1883)
- June 17
- June 18 - Angelo Secchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1878)
July - DecemberEdit
- July 18 - Celadon Leeds Daboll, American merchant and inventor (d. 1866)
- July 22 - J. Gregory Smith, Vermont governor (d. 1891)
- July 30 - Emily Brontë, British novelist (d. 1848)
- September 27 - Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe, German chemist (d. 1884)
- October 8 - John Henninger Reagan, American Confederate politician (d. 1905)
- October 18 - Edward Ord, U.S. Army officer (d. 1883)
- November 9 (October 28 (O.S.)) - Ivan Turgenev, Russian writer (d. 1883)
- November 29 - George Brown, Canadian politician (d. 1880)
- December 13 - Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (d. 1882)
- December 24 - James Prescott Joule, British physicist (d. 1889)
- See also 1818 births.
- Sardar Fath `Ali Khan, Wazir-i-azam of Kabul (b. 1778)
January - JuneEdit
- January 11 - Johann David Wyss, Swiss author (b. 1743)
- February 5 - Charles XIII/Charles II, King of Sweden and Norway (b.1748)
- February 15 - Friedrich Ludwig, Prussian general (b. 1746)
- March 25 - Henry Lee one writer of Declaration of Independence, governor of Virginia, and delegate to Constitutional Convention
- May 10 - Paul Revere, American patriot and silversmith (b. 1735)
- June 12 - Egwale Seyon, Emperor of Ethiopia.
July - DecemberEdit
- September 1 - Robert Calder, British naval officer (b. 1745)
- October 28 - Abigail Adams, First Lady of the United States (b. 1744)
- October 28 - Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke, duc de Feltre, French marshal and politician (b. 1765)
- November 17 - Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III of the United Kingdom (b. 1744)
- December 25 - Dominique Catherine de Pérignon, Marshal of France (b. 1754)
People of the year 1818 at Familypedia
191 people were born in 1818
93 children were born to the 71 women born in 1818
64 people died in 1818
6825 people lived in 1818
Events of the year 1818 at FamilypediaEdit
138 people were married in 1818.
There were 0 military battles in 1818.
- See also 1818 deaths.
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