On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1831

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

William Lloyd Garrison publishes 1st issue of abolitionist journal

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? 189 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn