On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1870

Historical Events

  • British Red Cross Society forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Lauder, Scottish comedian and singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin), born in Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1950)
1870 Highlights

About August 4, 1870

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo