On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician who identified the plague in Bombay, born in Apora, Portuguese India (d. 1933)
1856 Highlights

About April 1, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries