On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1881

Historical Events

  • US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri authorized

Famous Birthdays

  • José Ignacio Quintón, Puerto-Rican composer (El coquí; Requiem por Angel Mislán), born in Caguas , Puerto Rico (d. 1925)
  • Tip Snooke, South African cricket all-rounder and captain (26 Tests, 35 wickets), born in St Mark's, Eastern Cape, South Africa (d. 1966)
1881 Highlights

About February 1, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius