On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • Durham Stevens, American diplomat (d. 1908)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMary Shelley

Mary Shelley, English novelist (Frankenstein), dies of a brain tumour at 53

Frankenstein Author Mary Shelley
Frankenstein Author
Mary Shelley

1851 Highlights

About February 1, 1851

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius