On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1879

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Johannes Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture" premieres

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms

Famous Birthdays

  • Armen Tigran Tigranyan, Armenian music composer and conductor, born in Alexandropol, Armenia (d. 1950)
  • Julius Weismann, German pianist, conductor, and composer (SchwanenweiƟ), born in Freiburg im Breisgau (d. 1950)
1879 Highlights

About December 26, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn