On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1878

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

53rd UK Prime Minister Archibald Primrose (31) weds heiress Hannah de Rothschild (27) at the Board of Guardians in Mount Street, London

British Prime Minister Archibald Primrose
British Prime Minister
Archibald Primrose

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (first law of thermodynamics), dies at 63
1878 Highlights

About March 20, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces