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Historical Events In 1869

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Nov 03   In the year 1869 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1869 victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia  

Nov 12   Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies in the year 1869.  

Nov 15   Free postal delivery formally inaugurated in the year 1869.  

Nov 17   In the year 1869 after work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens  

Nov 17   On this day in history englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)  

Nov 17   Suez Canal opens (Egypt) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history james E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)  

Nov 20   Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1869.  

Nov 22   Andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects) on this day in history.  

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

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

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) in the year 1869.  

Dec 17   Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game  

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

Dec 19   Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer) in the year 1869.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up)  

Dec 24   Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 in the year 1869.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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.  

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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 in the year 1869.  

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

Jan 04   Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (d. 1960) was born in the year 1869.  

Jan 13   In the year 1869 birth of emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1869 birth of willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer  

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   On this day in history death of martin W. Bates, American politician (b. 1786)  

Jan 17   In the year 1869 alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

Jan 26   Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846) died in the year 1869.  

Jan 28   Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60  

Feb 15   Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796) died in the year 1869.  

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