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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

Jan 01   John Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history the birth of William Fox, Founder of 20th Century Fox film studios  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history british battleship Thunder explodes in Gulf of Ismid, 9 die  

Jan 02   First Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG in the year 1879.  

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   Dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins  

Jan 12   In the year 1879 british Zulu War begins Lieutenant-General Chelmsford invades Zululand  

Jan 12   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, London England, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul)  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 british troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

Jan 23   On this day in history national Archery Association formed, Crawfordsville IN  

Jan 23   National Archery Association forms (Crawfordsville Ind) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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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