On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1879

Historical Events

  • Cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Ft Robinson
  • Kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas

Famous Deaths

  • Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86
1879 Highlights

About January 9, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn