What Happened on December 31, 1879

Historical Events

  • Cornerstone laid for Honolulu's Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US)
  • Edison gives 1st public demonstration of his incandescent lamp

About December 31, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn