On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1861

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer and advocate for refugees (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), born in Store Fr√łen, Christiania (d. 1930)

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen

1861 Highlights

About October 10, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra