On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1857

Historical Events

  • French writer Gustave Flaubert is acquitted on a charge of obscenity for his work "Madame Bovary"

Famous Deaths

  • FĂ©lix de Merode, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War and Finance, dies at 65
1857 Highlights

About February 7, 1857

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius