Historical Events on January 20, 1870

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hiram R. Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis as US Senator for Mississippi

Minister and US Senator Hiram R. Revels
Minister and US Senator
Hiram R. Revels
President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis