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 Olsson, Swedish organist (Gustaf Vasa Church, 1907-56), composer, and teacher (Royal Swedish Academy, 1908-45), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1964)
1879 Highlights

About December 19, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius