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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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

Jan 01   John Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 07   In the year 1879 dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont  

Jan 07   In the year 1879 st Bernadette (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous), 1844(?), religious visionary  

Jan 09   On this day in history cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Fort Robinson  

Jan 09   On this day in history cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Ft Robinson  

Jan 09   In the year 1879 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   Kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1879 antonio Beltramelli, writer  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1879.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   British troops are massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana, South Africa on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history national Archery Association forms (Crawfordsville Ind)  

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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   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   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

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   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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