On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1878

Historical Events

  • Surrey left-arm slow round-arm bowler Ted Barratt takes 10-43 for the Players in Australia's 1st innings in a cricket tour match on his home ground at The Oval; all ten are caught or stumped; Australia wins by 8 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr
1878 Highlights

About September 2, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo