On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1851

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi

Famous Deaths

  • George McDuffie, Governor of South Carolina (b. 1790)
1851 Highlights

About March 11, 1851

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces