What Happened on January 20, 1870

Historical Events

  • "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard

Election of Interest

Hiram R. Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Albert Brown as US Senator from Mississippi

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillaume Lekeu, Belgian composer (Épithalame), born in Heusy, Belguim (d. 1894)
Born in 1870

About January 20, 1870

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius