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Historical Events In 1869

Saturday, 18 January 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) in the year 1869.  

Nov 11   Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Free postal delivery formally inaugurated on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history suez Canal opens (Egypt)  

Nov 18   James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)  

Nov 22   In the year 1869 andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)  

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

Nov 24   American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland) in the year 1869.  

Dec 02   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects) in the year 1869.  

Dec 06   On this day in history jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54  

Dec 08   20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1869.  

Dec 16   Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1869 louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40  

Dec 19   On this day in history eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)  

Dec 20   Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady) in the year 1869.  

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 in the year 1869.  

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

Dec 26   On this day in history harry Redman, composer  

Dec 27   In the year 1869 first issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published.  

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 in the year 1869.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1869 birth of percy Pitt, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1869 birth of tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (d. 1960)  

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

Jan 15   Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist (d. 1907) was born in the year 1869.  

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

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   Martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846)  

Jan 28   On this day in history prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1869 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 in the year 1869.  

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