On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1880

Historical Events

  • The first edition of theatrical newspaper The Stage is published.

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Guarnieri, Italian cellist and opera conductor (La Scala, 1929-50), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1952)
  • Francesco Balilla Pratella, Italian composer, born in Lugo, Italy (d. 1955)
1880 Highlights

About February 1, 1880

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius