On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Darwell [Patti Woodward], American actress (The Grapes of Wrath, Huckleberry Finn), born in Palmyra, Missouri (d. 1967)
  • Sara Allgood, Irish actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1950)
1879 Highlights

About October 15, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra