On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1831

Historical Events

Historic Publication

William Lloyd Garrison publishes 1st issue of abolitionist journal, "The Liberator"; publication continued until the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in 1865

Abolitionist and Social Reformer William Lloyd Garrison
Abolitionist and Social Reformer
William Lloyd Garrison

Famous Birthdays

  • William Joseph Westbrook, composer
1831 Highlights

About January 1, 1831

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 190 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn