On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1879

Famous Deaths

  • Emma Smith, Inaugural President of the Women's Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 74
  • Sarah Josepha Hale, American writer (Mary Had a Little Lamb), editor, activist, and founder of the Seaman's Aid Society of Boston, dies at 90
1879 Highlights

About April 30, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus