On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1869

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicket-keeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1919)

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Ward, Irish scientist, first automobile accident victim (b. 1827)
1869 Highlights

About August 31, 1869

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo