On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1878

Historical Events

  • First winter ascent of Aneto, highest mountain in the Pyrenees

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Édouard Xavier Dupont, French composer, born in Caen, France (d. 1914)
1878 Highlights

About March 1, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces