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.