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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   St Bernadette (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous), 1844(?), religious visionary on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas  

Jan 11   On this day in history antonio Beltramelli, writer  

Jan 11   Zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins in the year 1879.  

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 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   January record 13" of snow falls in NYC (broken Jan 7, 1996) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

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

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

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1879.  

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

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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