On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Nourse, South African cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of South African cricket), born in Croydon, England (d. 1948)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Heinrich Weber, German anatomist and physiologist (one of the founders of experimental psychology), dies at 82
1878 Highlights

About January 26, 1878

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius