What Happened on February 2, 1870

Historical Events

  • Cardiff Giant (supposed petrified human) proved to be gypsum

Famous Weddings

Mark Twain

American writer (Huckleberry Finn) Samuel Langhorne Clemens, pen name Mark Twain, (34) marries Olivia Langdon (24) in Elmira, NY

1870 Highlights

About February 2, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 153 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius