August 31, 1879 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in History

  • Alma Mahler, wife of Gustav Mahler, Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel (d. 1964)
  • Joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26)

Deaths in History

  • William Barber, 6th US chief engraver (1844-79), dies