On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1878

Historical Events

  • 1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms
  • 1st weekly weather report published in UK

Famous Deaths

  • Gideon Welles, 24th U.S. secretary of the navy under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, dies at 75
1878 Highlights

About February 11, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius