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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1879 edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   On this day in history john Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 the birth of E.M Forester, English novelist  

Jan 01   The birth of William Fox, Founder of 20th Century Fox film studios on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 1st Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG  

Jan 02   British battleship Thunder explodes in Gulf of Ismid, 9 die on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 first Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) in the year 1879.  

Jan 07   On this day in history dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont  

Jan 07   St Bernadette (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous), 1844(?), religious visionary in the year 1879.  

Jan 09   Cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Fort Robinson in the year 1879.  

Jan 09   Cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Ft Robinson on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 09   John Broadus Watson, behaviorist psychologist on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Antonio Beltramelli, writer on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1879 zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins  

Jan 12   British Zulu War begins Lieutenant-General Chelmsford invades Zululand on this day in history.  

Jan 12   British Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 15   In the year 1879 ernest Thesiger, London England, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul)  

Jan 16   On this day in history january record 13" of snow falls in New York City NY (broken Jan 7, 1996)  

Jan 16   On this day in history january record 13" of snow falls in NYC (broken Jan 7, 1996)  

Jan 19   Marie Koenen, author/wife of Felix Rutten (Wassend Cereal) in the year 1879.  

Jan 20   British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   British troops are massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana, South Africa in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 national Archery Association formed, Crawfordsville IN  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 national Archery Association forms (Crawfordsville Ind)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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