On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Greig, Australian actor (Sullivan's Travels, Horse Feathers), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (d. 1958)
  • Sydney Greenstreet, British actor (Casablanca, Maltese Falcon), born in Sandwich, Kent, England (d. 1954)
1879 Highlights

About December 27, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn