Historical Events In 1869
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Nov 03 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
Nov 06 Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1869 marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short)
Nov 11 On this day in history victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
Nov 12 Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1869 free postal delivery formally inaugurated
Nov 17 After work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens on this day in history.
Nov 17 Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen) on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1869 suez Canal opens (Egypt)
Nov 18 On this day in history james E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
Nov 20 In the year 1869 clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)
Nov 22 On this day in history andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)
Nov 23 On this day in history in Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched
Nov 24 In the year 1869 american Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)
Dec 02 Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects) on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 1869 jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54
Dec 08 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia
Dec 10 On this day in history women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)
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 On this day in history louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40
Dec 19 Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer) in the year 1869.
Dec 20 On this day in history charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady)
Dec 22 On this day in history andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947)
Dec 22 Newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up) in the year 1869.
Dec 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history first issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published.
Dec 27 In the year 1869 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
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.