On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Battelle Whiting, American composer and teacher, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1936)
  • Frederick Gowland Hopkins, British biochemist (Nobel Prize 1929), born in Eastbourne, England (d. 1947)
1861 Highlights

About June 20, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini