Historical Events In 1869
Monday, 20 May 2019
Sep 20 In the year 1869 george Robey, [George Edward Wade], comic
Sep 21 On this day in history henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer
Sep 22 Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold," premieres in Munich in the year 1869.
Sep 22 The opera "Das Rheingold" is produced (Munich) in the year 1869.
Sep 24 In the year 1869 black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould & Fisk attempt to corner gold
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 on this day in history.
Sep 30 Ernest Jones, cricket pace bowler (marvellous Aust at turn of century) in the year 1869.
Oct 01 1st postcards are issued (Vienna) in the year 1869.
Oct 01 The first postcards are issued (Vienna) in the year 1869.
Oct 02 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Porbandar Kathiawad India, pacifist and spiritual leader on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history the birth of Gandhi, Indian leader of 'passive' resistance
Oct 02 The birth of Groucho Marx, US comedian of the 'Marx' brothers fame on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history 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.
Oct 06 John Brahms' "Liebeslieder Walzer," premieres in the year 1869.
Oct 08 On this day in history franklin Peirce, 14th president (1853-1857), dies in Concord NH at 64
Oct 08 On this day in history j Frank Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
Oct 09 On this day in history harry Lawrence Freeman, composer
Oct 11 Gordon Frederic Norton, composer on this day in history.
Oct 13 Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Fren writer (Tableau Historique), dies in the year 1869.
Oct 14 In the year 1869 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 In the year 1869 henrik Ibsen's "De Unges Forbund," premieres in Christiania (Oslo)
Oct 21 In the year 1869 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 In the year 1869 michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist, dies at 64
Oct 23 Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer on this day in history.
Oct 23 In the year 1869 jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72
Oct 25 In the year 1869 august Otto Halm, composer
Oct 26 In the year 1869 1st American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY)
Oct 26 The first American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY) in the year 1869.
Oct 30 In the year 1869 lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
Nov 01 Deli Me forms T B V tobacco in Sumatra in the year 1869.