On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1879

Historical Events

  • Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery) and film director (Häxan), born in Viborg Denmark (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Nathan Cook Meeker, American journalist and social reformer, murdered by Ute Indians at 62
1879 Highlights

About September 28, 1879

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra