On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Sandburg, American poet & biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes), born in Galesburg, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • Dame Adeline GenĂ©e, Danish-British ballerina, born in Aarhus, Denmark (d. 1970)
1878 Highlights

About January 6, 1878

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn