On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1861

Historical Events

  • Friedrich Hebbel's "Siegfrieds Tod" premieres in Weimar
  • State of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans (U.S Civil War)

Famous Deaths

  • Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53
1861 Highlights

About January 31, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius