On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1850

Famous Birthdays

  • A. G. Spalding, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, manager and executive (NL wins leader 1871–76; co-founder of Spalding sporting goods company), born in Byron, Illinois (d. 1915)
  • Eugene Field, author/journalist (Little Boy Blue)
  • Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (d. 1919)
1850 Highlights

About September 2, 1850

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo