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Historical Events In 1869

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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

Sep 21   On this day in history henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer  

Sep 22   In the year 1869 richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold," premieres in Munich  

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 in the year 1869.  

Sep 24   The Black Friday Wall Street panic occurs when financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempt to corner the gold market in the year 1869.  

Sep 28   Libri, mathematician, dies in the year 1869.  

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) in the year 1869.  

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 in the year 1869.  

Oct 02   On this day in history the birth of Gandhi, Indian leader of 'passive' resistance  

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   John Brahms' "Liebeslieder Walzer," premieres on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   J Frank Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1869 harry Lawrence Freeman, composer  

Oct 11   On this day in history gordon Frederic Norton, composer  

Oct 13   Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Fren writer (Tableau Historique), dies on this day in history.  

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

Oct 16   In the year 1869 hotel in Boston becomes 1st to have indoor plumbing  

Oct 16   Hotel in Boston becomes the first to have indoor plumbing on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Henrik Ibsen's "De Unges Forbund," premieres in Christiania (Oslo) on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 22   Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist, dies at 64 in the year 1869.  

Oct 23   On this day in history jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer  

Oct 23   Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   August Otto Halm, composer in the year 1869.  

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

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

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

Nov 01   Deli Me forms T B V tobacco in Sumatra on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1869

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of percy Pitt, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1869 birth of tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (d. 1960)  

Jan 13   Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)  

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916)  

Famous Deaths In 1869

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786) died in the year 1869.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846)  

Jan 28   Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history frederik W Conrad, hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer, dies at 68  

Feb 04   Johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history death of mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796)  

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