On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • (Carl) Wilhelm Stenhammar, Swedish composer considered the finest Swedish pianist of his time, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1927)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Steinway [Heinrich Steinweg], German American piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons), dies at 73
1871 Highlights

About February 7, 1871

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius