What Happened on August 23, 1879

Historical Events

  • Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfrēds Kalniņš, Latvian organist, composer (Baņuta), conductor, and pedagogue, born in Cēsis, Russian Empire (now Latvia) (d. 1951)
Born in 1879
1879 Highlights

About August 23, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo