On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1862

Historical Events

  • USS Monitor, the US Navy's 1st ironclad warship launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Johannes Damrosch, German-American composer, born in Breslau, Prussia (d. 1950)
1862 Highlights

About January 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius