On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1879

Historical Events

  • Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfrēds Kalniņš, Latvian composer, born in Cēsis, Russian Empire (d. 1951)
1879 Highlights

About August 23, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo