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Historical Events In 1879

Friday, 18 January 2019

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   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   In the year 1879 british battleship Thunder explodes in Gulf of Ismid, 9 die  

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

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

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

Jan 07   Dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1879 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   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   On this day in history antonio Beltramelli, writer  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history british Zulu War begins Lieutenant-General Chelmsford invades Zululand  

Jan 12   British Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand in the year 1879.  

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

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   In the year 1879 marie Koenen, author/wife of Felix Rutten (Wassend Cereal)  

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

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

Jan 22   On this day in history zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 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   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

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

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

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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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