On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1869

Historical Events

  • Dutch newspaper stamp tax repealed
  • US mint at Carson City, Nevada opens

Famous Birthdays

  • William Strunk Jr., American grammarian and author (The Elements of Style), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1946)
1869 Highlights

About July 1, 1869

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer