On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Gilbert [Max Winterfeld], German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1942)

Famous Deaths

  • Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies
  • Willem Josephus van Zeggelen, Dutch author, dies at 67
1879 Highlights

About February 11, 1879

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius