On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Beals Wright, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1905; doubles 1904-06), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • Otto Emanuel Olsson, Swedish organist and composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1964)
1879 Highlights

About December 19, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius