On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1870

Historical Events

  • 1st African Americans (4) elected to US House of Representatives
  • British steamship SS Cambria wrecked off the north-west of Ireland with the loss of 178 lives
1870 Highlights

About October 19, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra