On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1870

Historical Events

  • Leon Gambetta flees Paris in balloon

Famous Birthdays

  • "Uncle" Dave Macon, American vaudeville and Grand Ole Opry banjo player, singer-songwriter and comedian, born in Smartt Station, Tennessee (d. 1952)
1870 Highlights

About October 7, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra