On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1845

2,000-year-old Glass Treasure Shattered by a Drunk

Historical Events

  • The Portland Vase, thought to date to the 1st century BC is shattered into more than 80 pieces by a drunken visitor to the British Museum
1845 Highlights

About February 7, 1845

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius