On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1870

Famous Birthdays

  • Herm McFarland, American MLB outfielder (first grand slam in AL history), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1935)
  • Louis Bachelier, French mathematician (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths

  • Moshoeshoe I, King of Lesotho (1822-70), dies at about 47
1870 Highlights

About March 11, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces