On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1860

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Gordon Curtis, American inventor (Curtis-steam turbine), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch politician (SDAP), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1930)
1860 Highlights

About April 20, 1860

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus