On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Garfield Wood, American inventor, motorboat builder and racer (world water speed record x 5; first to travel over 100 mph on water), born in Mapleton, Iowa (d. 1971)
1880 Highlights

About December 4, 1880

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius