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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1869

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer was born in the year 1869.  

Jan 04   Percy Pitt, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (d. 1960)  

Jan 13   In the year 1869 birth of emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist  

Jan 15   In the year 1869 birth of stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist (d. 1907)  

Jan 18   Willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)  

Jan 22   Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1869 alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

Jan 26   In the year 1869 death of duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846)  

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

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

Feb 01   Frederik W Conrad, hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1869 johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60  

Feb 15   In the year 1869 death of mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796)  

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