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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1879 antonio Beltramelli, writer  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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

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   In the year 1879 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   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 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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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 in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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