On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1860

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles Goodyear

Charles Goodyear, American chemist and manufacturing engineer who invented the vulcanization process for rubber, dies at 59

Chemist and Inventor Charles Goodyear
Chemist and Inventor
Charles Goodyear

1860 Highlights

About July 1, 1860

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer