On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1861

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis

Inventor and Elevator Industrialist Elisha Otis
Inventor and Elevator Industrialist
Elisha Otis

1861 Highlights

About January 15, 1861

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn