On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1851

Historical Events

  • Congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3 cent piece)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (d. 1911)
1851 Highlights

About March 3, 1851

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces