Historical Events In 1869
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Nov 03 In the year 1869 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
Nov 06 In the year 1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
Nov 06 Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa on this day in history.
Nov 09 Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short) on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1869 victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
Nov 12 On this day in history gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
Nov 15 On this day in history free postal delivery formally inaugurated
Nov 17 After work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens in the year 1869.
Nov 17 In the year 1869 englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)
Nov 17 Suez Canal opens (Egypt) in the year 1869.
Nov 18 In the year 1869 james E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
Nov 20 Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1869.
Nov 22 Andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947) on this day in history.
Nov 23 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched in the year 1869.
Nov 24 On this day in history american Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)
Dec 02 In the year 1869 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)
Dec 06 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 08 On this day in history 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
Dec 09 On this day in history noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia
Dec 10 In the year 1869 women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)
Dec 16 Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography) in the year 1869.
Dec 17 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer in the year 1869.
Dec 18 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40
Dec 19 In the year 1869 eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
Dec 20 Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady) in the year 1869.
Dec 22 Andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947) on this day in history.
Dec 22 Newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up) on this day in history.
Dec 24 Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1869 henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)
Dec 26 Harry Redman, composer on this day in history.
Dec 27 First issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published on this day in history.
Dec 27 Louis Riel 1844-1885 elected President of the Provisional Government of Rupert's Land and the North West; with powers to negotiate with Canadian Commissioner Donald A. Smith in the year 1869.
Dec 28 The Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US on this day in history.