Historical Events In 1869
Wednesday, 12 August 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) on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1869 victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
Nov 12 On this day in history gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
Nov 15 Free postal delivery formally inaugurated in the year 1869.
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 Suez Canal opens (Egypt) in the year 1869.
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 Andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947) in the year 1869.
Nov 23 In the year 1869 in Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched
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 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 08 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome on this day in history.
Dec 09 Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia on this day in history.
Dec 10 In the year 1869 women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)
Dec 16 Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography) on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1869 nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
Dec 18 In the year 1869 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game
Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1869.
Dec 19 Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer) on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady)
Dec 22 In the year 1869 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 In the year 1869 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55
Dec 24 On this day in history henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)
Dec 26 Harry Redman, composer in the year 1869.
Dec 27 In the year 1869 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 on this day in history.