What Happened on February 27, 1879

Historical Events

  • Russian Chemist Constantin Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • José Sancho Marraco, Spanish composer, organist and chapel master (Cathedral of Barcelona, 1923-57), born in La Garriga, Spain (d. 1960)
Born in 1879
1879 Highlights

About February 27, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces