This number is a prime.

+ Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day, 1879 (an emirp year). [Green]

+ 1879 is the smallest prime factor of the Woodall number W20, (20*2^20-1 or in full 20971519).

+ The smallest emirp whose octal (base 8) scale representation corresponds in base ten to an emirp with all the prime digits: 1879 = 35278. [Beedassy]

+ The "Hall effect" was discovered by Edwin Hall in 1879.

+ 1879 and 2081 are the smallest pair of prime numbers with Cyclops squares that are anagrams of each other (3530641 and 4330561). [Gaydos]

+ 1879 divides the total number of undirected knight tours on an 8x8 chessboard. [McKay]

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