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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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

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

Jan 01   The birth of E.M Forester, English novelist on this day in history.  

Jan 01   The birth of William Fox, Founder of 20th Century Fox film studios in the year 1879.  

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

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

Jan 02   First Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history st Bernadette (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous), 1844(?), religious visionary  

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

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history john Broadus Watson, behaviorist psychologist  

Jan 09   In the year 1879 kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas  

Jan 11   Antonio Beltramelli, writer in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history british Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Ernest Thesiger, London England, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul) in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 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) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana in the year 1879.  

Jan 20   In the year 1879 the Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands.  

Jan 21   Henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1879 british troops are massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana, South Africa  

Jan 22   Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 23   National Archery Association formed, Crawfordsville IN in the year 1879.  

Jan 23   National Archery Association forms (Crawfordsville Ind) in the year 1879.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

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

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

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1879 birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

Feb 11   On this day in history honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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