On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1870

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Emperor of France Napoleon III
Emperor of France
Napoleon III

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? 150 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo