On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1858

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91
1858 Highlights

About January 7, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn