On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Riemenschneider, American pianist, educator, musicologist, and founder of America'a oldest Bach Festival, born in Berea, Ohio (d. 1950)
  • Frank Jarvis, American athlete (Olympic 100m Champion-1900), born in California, Pennsylvania (d. 1933)
1878 Highlights

About August 31, 1878

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo