On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1879

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMargaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger, American nurse, birth control proponent and feminist, born in Corning, New York (d. 1966)


Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, dies at 70
1879 Highlights

About September 14, 1879

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo