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.