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
Author
Mark Twain

1870 Highlights

About February 2, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius