On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1871

Historical Events

  • Federal fish protection office authorized by US Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Fran Saleški Finžgar, Slovene folk writer (Our Blood, Service Girls), born in Doslovče, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1962)
  • Howard T Ricketts, American pathologist (studied typhus fever), born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 1910)
1871 Highlights

About February 9, 1871

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius