On This Day

January 2, 1879 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British battleship Thunder explodes in Gulf of Ismid, 9 die
  • Dr Benjamin Mays, named president of Atlanta Board of Education

Birthdays in History

  • Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)
  • Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)
1879 in History