On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1841

Historical Events

  • A fire destroys two-thirds of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Townsend George, American Civil War journalist, born in Georgetown, Delaware (d. 1914)
  • Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (1895-99), born in Paris (d. 1899)
1841 Highlights

About January 30, 1841

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius