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Historical Events In 1869

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Nov 03   Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)  

Nov 06   Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1869 marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short)  

Nov 11   On this day in history victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1869 free postal delivery formally inaugurated  

Nov 17   After work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1869 clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)  

Nov 22   On this day in history andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)  

Nov 23   On this day in history in Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched  

Nov 24   In the year 1869 american Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)  

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

Dec 06   In the year 1869 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   On this day in history noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia  

Dec 10   On this day in history women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)  

Dec 16   On this day in history albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)  

Dec 17   Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer in the year 1869.  

Dec 18   In the year 1869 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55  

Dec 24   Henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest) in the year 1869.  

Dec 26   On this day in history harry Redman, composer  

Dec 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1869

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer  

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

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

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

Jan 15   In the year 1869 birth of stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist (d. 1907)  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)  

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

Jan 17   Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1869.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history frederik W Conrad, hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer, dies at 68  

Feb 04   In the year 1869 johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60  

Feb 15   Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796) died on this day in history.  

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