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Historical Events In 1869

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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   In the year 1869 diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa  

Nov 09   Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short) in the year 1869.  

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   In the year 1869 free postal delivery formally inaugurated  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1869 suez Canal opens (Egypt)  

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   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   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 in the year 1869.  

Dec 08   20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome in the year 1869.  

Dec 09   Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia in the year 1869.  

Dec 10   In the year 1869 women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)  

Dec 16   In the year 1869 albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)  

Dec 17   Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer in the year 1869.  

Dec 18   Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game in the year 1869.  

Dec 18   On this day in history louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40  

Dec 19   In the year 1869 eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)  

Dec 20   On this day in history 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   Newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   Harry Redman, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 27   First issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published in the year 1869.  

Dec 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1869 birth of paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of percy Pitt, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer was born in the year 1869.  

Jan 19   In the year 1869 birth of alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)  

Jan 22   In the year 1869 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 28   Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1869.  

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

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

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