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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 28 March 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   In the year 1879 the birth of E.M Forester, English novelist  

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

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

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

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

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

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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 in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history british troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana  

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   In the year 1879 henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 national Archery Association formed, Crawfordsville IN  

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   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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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