On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1861

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)
1861 Highlights

About February 2, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius