On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • George Gunn, English cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30), born in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1958)
  • Johannes Geelkerken, Dutch theologian and vicar, born in Alkmaar, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • Lois Weber, American film director who became the first woman to direct a full feature-length film (The Merchant of Venice) and the first to own her own studio, born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (d. 1939)
1879 Highlights

About June 13, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini