On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe McGinnity, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (World Series 1905; 5 × NL wins leader; NL ERA leader 1904; Baltimore Orioles, NY Giants), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 1929)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Buzzolla, composer, dies at 56
1871 Highlights

About March 20, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces