What Happened on January 15, 1870

Historical Events

Democratic Party Symbol

Donkey first used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Peter Koch, Danish captain & explorer (Greenland), born in Vestenskov, Denmark (d. 1928)
  • Pierre S. du Pont, American businessman, born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1954)
Born in 1870
1870 Highlights

About January 15, 1870

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn