On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1870

Historical Events

  • Virginia becomes 8th state readmitted to US after Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)
1870 Highlights

About January 16, 1870

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn