On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1879

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris

256th Pope Leo XIII
256th Pope
Leo XIII

1879 Highlights

About August 4, 1879

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo