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What Happened on October 9, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Max von Laue, German physicist who discovered the diffraction of X-rays by crystals, born in Pfaffendorf, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1960)
1879 Highlights

About October 9, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra