On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Ellehammer, Danish watchmaker and inventor (powered flight), born in Bakkebølle, Denmark (d. 1946)
  • Theo Frenkel, Dutch actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1956)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (40) weds Julie Vellay in London

1871 Highlights

About June 14, 1871

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini