On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1879

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ulysses S. Grant and family go to SF for elaborate extended visit

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant

Famous Birthdays

  • Victor Sjöström, Swedish director (Wind, Under the Red Robe), born in Årjäng, Värmland, Sweden (d. 1960)
1879 Highlights

About September 20, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo