On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Murray East, American botanist and geneticist who developed hybrid corn, born in Du Quoin, Illinois (d. 1938)
1879 Highlights

About October 4, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra