On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1870

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Irish Land Act gives rights to tenants of landlords in Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian biologist who perfected the artificial insemination of animals and showed that his technology allowed one stallion to fertilize up to 500 mares, born in Shchigry, Kursk Oblast, Russia (d. 1932)