On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1879

Historical Events

  • The first cable connection between South Africa and Europe is laid by the British electrical engineer Charles Tilston Bright as part of his project to link the British Empire with growing telecommunications technologies
1879 Highlights

About July 31, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo