On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1861

Historical Events

  • Brazil recognizes Confederacy

Famous Birthdays

  • Sammy Jones, Australian cricket batsman (12 Tests; NSW, Queensland, Auckland), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1951)
1861 Highlights

About August 1, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo