On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1881

Historical Events

  • US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri authorized

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer
  • 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? 139 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius