On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1856

Historical Events

  • Colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the 1st piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot
1856 Highlights

About February 7, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 165 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius