On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Grovlez, French pianist, conductor (Opéra de Paris, 1914-34), and composer (L'Almanach aux images), born in Lille, France (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, Prussian physicist and meteorologist, dies at 75
1879 Highlights

About April 4, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries