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Historical Events In 1869

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Nov 03   On this day in history canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms  

Nov 06   In the year 1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)  

Nov 06   On this day in history diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa  

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   On this day in history gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies  

Nov 15   Free postal delivery formally inaugurated in the year 1869.  

Nov 17   In the year 1869 after work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens  

Nov 17   Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Suez Canal opens (Egypt) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union) in the year 1869.  

Nov 20   Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1869.  

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   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   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   Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography) on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1869 nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer  

Dec 18   On this day in history canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game  

Dec 18   Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up)  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)  

Dec 26   Harry Redman, composer in the year 1869.  

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   In the year 1869 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   On this day in history birth of paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1869.  

Jan 15   Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist (d. 1907) was born in the year 1869.  

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

Jan 19   Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations) was born in the year 1869.  

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916)  

Famous Deaths In 1869

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786) died in the year 1869.  

Jan 17   Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1869.  

Jan 26   Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846) died in the year 1869.  

Jan 28   In the year 1869 prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72  

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 in the year 1869.  

Feb 04   Johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history death of mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796)  

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