On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1871

Historical Events

  • Formation of the first Rugby Union at a meeting at Pall Mall restaurant, London, England
  • US income tax repealed

Famous Birthdays

  • Warner Fabian [Samuel H Adams], American journalist/writer (Average Jones)
1871 Highlights

About January 26, 1871

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius