On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1870

Historical Events

  • Capture of Rome by Italian army, Pope Pius IX surrenders to King Victor Emmanuel which unifies Italy and ends 1,116 year reign of Papal States

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mayor William Tweed accused of robbing NY treasury

Politician and Businessman Boss Tweed
Politician and Businessman
Boss Tweed

1870 Highlights

About September 20, 1870

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo