On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1879

Historical Events

  • The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07), born in Berg River, Cape Colony (d. 1931)
1879 Highlights

About August 7, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo