On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1871

Historical Events

  • Replacement yacht Sappho (US) beats Livonia (UK) by 25:27 in race 5 to win 3rd America's Cup off Newport, RI 4-1; original defender Columbia damaged so misses races 4 & 5
1871 Highlights

About October 23, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio