On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1870

Historical Events

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

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Author Mark Twain
Mark Twain

1870 Highlights

About February 2, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius