What Happened on January 4, 1877

Rise and Fall of the Vanderbilt Empire

Famous Birthdays

  • Gibson Gowland, British film actor (Greed, Blind Husbands, The Phantom of the Opera), born in Spennymoor, Durham, England (d. 1951)
Born in 1877

Famous Deaths

Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877)

American shipping and railroad magnate (New York Central Railroad), dies at 82

1877 Highlights

About January 4, 1877

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 146 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn