Historical Events In 1869
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Nov 03 In the year 1869 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
Nov 06 On this day in history 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
Nov 06 Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa in the year 1869.
Nov 09 Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short) in the year 1869.
Nov 11 In the year 1869 victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
Nov 12 In the year 1869 gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
Nov 15 Free postal delivery formally inaugurated on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1869 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 On this day in history suez Canal opens (Egypt)
Nov 18 James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union) in the year 1869.
Nov 20 Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) on this day in history.
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 American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland) on this day in history.
Dec 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1869 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
Dec 09 Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia in the year 1869.
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 On this day in history nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
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 In the year 1869 charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady)
Dec 22 Andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947) in the year 1869.
Dec 22 In the year 1869 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 Henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest) in the year 1869.
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 The Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US in the year 1869.