On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1871

Historical Events

  • Bishop John Coleridge Patteson martyred on the island of Nukapu, a Polynesian outlier island now in the Temotu province of the Solomon Islands. He was the first bishop of Melanesia.
1871 Highlights

About September 20, 1871

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo