Historical Events In 1869
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Nov 03 In the year 1869 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
Nov 06 In the year 1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
Nov 06 Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa in the year 1869.
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 In the year 1869 gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
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) in the year 1869.
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 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) in the year 1869.
Dec 06 In the year 1869 jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54
Dec 08 In the year 1869 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
Dec 09 Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia in the year 1869.
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 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game on this day in history.
Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1869.
Dec 19 In the year 1869 eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
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 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 On this day in history henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)
Dec 26 In the year 1869 harry Redman, composer
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 in the year 1869.