On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1879

Famous Deaths

  • Big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies
  • Jacob Abbott, American author (b. 1803)
  • Joseph Hooker, American General (b. 1814)
1879 Highlights

About October 31, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio