On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1876

Historical Events

  • Albert Spalding with $800 starts sporting goods co, manufacturing 1st official baseball, tennis ball, basketball, golf ball, & football

Famous Birthdays

  • William Tedmarsh, British silent movie actor (Two Beds and No Sleep), born in London, England (d. 1937)

Famous Deaths

  • Gino Capponi, Italian marquis, literary and Premier of Toscane, dies at 83
1876 Highlights

About February 3, 1876

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius