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Historical Events In 1869

Wednesday, 12 August 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   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   Free postal delivery formally inaugurated in the year 1869.  

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

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   James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947) in the year 1869.  

Nov 23   In the year 1869 in Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched  

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   20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1869 nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady)  

Dec 22   In the year 1869 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   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   In the year 1869 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   The Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1869 birth of percy Pitt, composer  

Jan 04   Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (d. 1960) was born in the year 1869.  

Jan 13   Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history death of martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786)  

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   Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1869.  

Jan 30   William Carleton, Irish novelist (b. 1794) died in the year 1869.  

Feb 01   On this day in history frederik W Conrad, hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer, dies at 68  

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

Feb 15   Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796) died on this day in history.  

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