On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1870

Historical Events

  • US Congress authorises Virginia to rejoin the union

Famous Deaths

  • Cesare Pugni, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • Victor de Broglie, 3rd Duke of Broglie, 14th Prime Minister of France (1835-36), dies at 84
1870 Highlights

About January 26, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius