On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1860

Historical Events

  • The Second Maori War begins in New Zealand

Famous Birthdays

  • William Kennedy Dickson, Scottish inventor (devised an early motion picture camera), born in Le Minihic-sur-Rance, Brittany, France (d. 1935)
1860 Highlights

About August 3, 1860

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo