On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1860

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Famous debate on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution held at the Oxford University Museum and dominated by arguments between Thomas Henry Huxley and Bishop Samuel Wilberforce

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Gyula Andrássy, Jr., Hungarian politician (Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (1918-20)), born in Tőketerebes, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire (d. 1929)
1860 Highlights

About June 30, 1860

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer