On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1875

Historical Events

  • A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the "Molly Maguires", to disband

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author (Tarzan of the Apes, Mars Saga), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1950)
1875 Highlights

About September 1, 1875

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo