Historical Events In 1869
Thursday, 17 June 2021
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 Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short) on this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history 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) in the year 1869.
Nov 23 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched on this day in history.
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 In the year 1869 jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54
Dec 08 In the year 1869 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
Dec 09 In the year 1869 noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia
Dec 10 Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st) on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1869 albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)
Dec 17 In the year 1869 nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
Dec 18 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game in the year 1869.
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 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 Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 in the year 1869.
Dec 24 Henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest) in the year 1869.
Dec 26 In the year 1869 harry Redman, composer
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 on this day in history.
Dec 28 The Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US in the year 1869.