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Historical Events In 1869

Friday, 19 July 2019

Sep 20   George Robey, [George Edward Wade], comic on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold," premieres in Munich on this day in history.  

Sep 22   The opera "Das Rheingold" is produced (Munich) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould & Fisk attempt to corner gold on this day in history.  

Sep 24   The Black Friday Wall Street panic occurs when financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempt to corner the gold market on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Libri, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history ernest Jones, cricket pace bowler (marvellous Aust at turn of century)  

Oct 01   1st postcards are issued (Vienna) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history the first postcards are issued (Vienna)  

Oct 02   Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Porbandar Kathiawad India, pacifist and spiritual leader on this day in history.  

Oct 02   The birth of Gandhi, Indian leader of 'passive' resistance on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1869 the birth of Groucho Marx, US comedian of the 'Marx' brothers fame  

Oct 05   A strong hurricane devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer in the year 1869.  

Oct 06   In the year 1869 john Brahms' "Liebeslieder Walzer," premieres  

Oct 08   On this day in history franklin Peirce, 14th president (1853-1857), dies in Concord NH at 64  

Oct 08   In the year 1869 j Frank Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)  

Oct 09   Harry Lawrence Freeman, composer in the year 1869.  

Oct 11   Gordon Frederic Norton, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Fren writer (Tableau Historique), dies  

Oct 14   On this day in history joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)  

Oct 16   On this day in history hotel in Boston becomes 1st to have indoor plumbing  

Oct 16   In the year 1869 hotel in Boston becomes the first to have indoor plumbing  

Oct 18   In the year 1869 henrik Ibsen's "De Unges Forbund," premieres in Christiania (Oslo)  

Oct 21   On this day in history 1st shipment of fresh oysters comes overland from Baltimore  

Oct 21   In the year 1869 first shipment of fresh oysters comes overland from Baltimore  

Oct 22   On this day in history michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist, dies at 64  

Oct 23   In the year 1869 jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer  

Oct 23   On this day in history jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72  

Oct 25   In the year 1869 august Otto Halm, composer  

Oct 26   1st American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY) on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1869 the first American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY)  

Oct 30   Lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond) in the year 1869.  

Nov 01   In the year 1869 deli Me forms T B V tobacco in Sumatra  

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Famous Birthdays In 1869

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1869 birth of percy Pitt, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (d. 1960)  

Jan 13   In the year 1869 birth of emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist  

Jan 15   Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist (d. 1907) was born in the year 1869.  

Jan 18   In the year 1869 birth of willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer  

Jan 19   Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916) was born in the year 1869.  

Famous Deaths In 1869

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786)  

Jan 17   In the year 1869 alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

Jan 26   In the year 1869 death of duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846)  

Jan 28   Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1869.  

Jan 30   In the year 1869 death of william Carleton, Irish novelist (b. 1794)  

Feb 01   Frederik W Conrad, hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1869 johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60  

Feb 15   Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796) died on this day in history.  

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