On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1857

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)
  • Martha Carey Thomas, American educator, suffragist, linguist and second President of Bryn Mawr College, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1935)
1857 Highlights

About January 2, 1857

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn