On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Groulez, French composer, 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? 141 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries