On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohn James Audubon

John James Audubon, American ornithologist and painter (The Birds Of America), dies at 65

Ornithologist John James Audubon
John James Audubon
  • Karl Moser, German composer, dies at 77
1851 Highlights

About January 27, 1851

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius