On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1878

Historical Events

  • Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
  • Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)
1878 Highlights

About January 4, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn