What Happened on October 2, 1851

Historical Events

  • The pasilalinic-sympathetic compass(a contraption built to test the pseudo-scientific hypothesis that snails create a permanent telepathic link when they mate) is demonstrated but proves to be a fake.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand Foch, French Allied military commander and marshal of France during WW I, born in Tarbes, France (d. 1929)
Born in 1851
1851 Highlights

About October 2, 1851

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 171 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra