On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1871

Historical Events

  • Belgium disbands salt tax

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Griffiths ("Young Griffo"), Australian boxer (World Featherweight champion 1890-92), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1927)
1871 Highlights

About January 1, 1871

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn