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.