On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1870

Historical Events

  • Georgia becomes last confederate to be readmitted to US
  • Hudson's Bay and Northwest Territories transferred to Canada
  • Manitoba becomes 5th Canadian province and NW Territories created

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Walker, British composer, born in Bombay, British India (d. 1949)
1870 Highlights

About July 15, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer