On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate
  • Milan Hod┼ża, Slovak politician (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • George Cruikshank, English caricaturist & illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85
1878 Highlights

About February 1, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius