On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1860

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Harding [DeWolfe], US 1st lady (1921-23), born in Marion, Ohio (d. 1924)
  • Henrietta Vinton Davis, African-American elocutionist, dramatist, impersonator and public speaker, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1941)
  • Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1932)
1860 Highlights

About August 15, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo