On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Arden, Canadian businesswoman, born in Woodbridge, Ontario (d. 1966)
  • Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan playwright, poet, and short story writer (Anaconda, El Crimen del Otro), born in Salto, Uruguay (d. 1937)
1878 Highlights

About December 31, 1878

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn