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Historical Events In 1869

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Nov 03   Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short)  

Nov 11   Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia in the year 1869.  

Nov 12   Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies in the year 1869.  

Nov 15   Free postal delivery formally inaugurated on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history after work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens  

Nov 17   Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen) in the year 1869.  

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   On this day in history clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)  

Nov 22   In the year 1869 andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)  

Nov 23   In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched on this day in history.  

Nov 24   American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54 in the year 1869.  

Dec 08   In the year 1869 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   Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st) in the year 1869.  

Dec 16   On this day in history albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)  

Dec 17   Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer in the year 1869.  

Dec 18   In the year 1869 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game  

Dec 18   Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1869.  

Dec 19   Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer) in the year 1869.  

Dec 20   Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947) in the year 1869.  

Dec 22   Newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up) in the year 1869.  

Dec 24   In the year 1869 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55  

Dec 24   Henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest) in the year 1869.  

Dec 26   On this day in history harry Redman, composer  

Dec 27   In the year 1869 first issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history the Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1869

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1869 birth of paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1869 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   In the year 1869 birth of stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist (d. 1907)  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1869 birth of alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)  

Jan 22   Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1869

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1869 death of martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786)  

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

Jan 26   Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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