What Happened on February 2, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The "Organized Incorporated Territory of Nevada" is created, lasting until October 31st, 1864

Famous Birthdays

  • Mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22)
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim, American businessman and philanthropist (Guggenheim Museum NYC), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1949)