On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1761

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Hendrik Persoon, South African mycologist (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Fran├žois Xavier de Charlevoix, French Jesuit prince & historian, dies at 78
1761 Highlights

About February 1, 1761

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 259 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius