On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1870

Historical Events

  • The Third French Republic proclaimed as French overthrow Emperor Napoleon III (who ironically was the elected president of the Second French Republic) after his defeat by Prussia at Sedan

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Das Nibelungenlied), born in Asch, Bohemia (d. 1956)
1870 Highlights

About September 4, 1870

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo