On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1870

Historical Events

  • Thomas Mundy Peterson of Perth Amboy, New Jersey is the first African American to vote in the US under provisions of the 15th Amendment to the Constitution, in a local election on town's charter [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Tommy Ryan, American boxer (World Welterweight, Middleweight champion), born in Redwood, NY (d. 1948)
1870 Highlights

About March 31, 1870

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries