On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1879

Historical Events

  • 1st electric arc light used (California Theater)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Morton Stanley departs for the Congo

Journalist and Explorer Henry Morton Stanley
Journalist and Explorer
Henry Morton Stanley

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Carl Bornschein, composer
1879 Highlights

About February 10, 1879

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius