Sunday December 28, 1879
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

December 28, 1879: Day of the Week

December 28, 1879 was the 362nd day of the year 1879 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 3 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

A person born on this day will be 144 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $12,721.25 today.

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Here’s the December 1879 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1879 calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

December 28, 1879 Historical Event(s)

1879
The Tay Bridge Disaster: The central part of the Tay Rail Bridge in Dundee, Scotland collapses as a train passes over it, killing 75.

Who was born on December 28, 1879?

1879
Billy Mitchell, American military aviation pioneer (d. 1936)

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